BW-CERT - Office Administration Assistant

Overview

Plan Code
BW-CERT
Department(s)
Business
Career
Undergraduate
Degree Designation
CERTGE30 - Certificate
HEGIS Code
5005.00
NYSED Program Code
81027 - BW-CERT
CIP Code
52.0401

Description

The 30-credit certificate in Office Administration Assistant incorporates flexibility and choices that allow students desiring office skills to select the courses that will best serve their particular interests and meet the ever-changing demands and requirements of the job market. Four optional concentrations in office administration (Corporate, Legal, Accounting, Healthcare) are available for those wishing to become an administrative office assistant in a particular area or field. Students must complete the required courses and then can pick and choose from the courses listed in the optional concentrations in order to meet the 30-credit requirement.

This program serves students needing office skills:

  • who are not working toward a degree

  • who are re-entering the job market and must upgrade their office skills

  • who have earned degrees and find that office skills are a prerequisite when competing in today’s job market

  • who are working toward degrees and must supplement their incomes through employment

The Certificate in Office Administration Assistant stresses mastery of office software which encompasses creating documents using word processing, working with statistical worksheets/ databases, designing publications, and developing slide presentations. Courses in office administration, the PC operating system, keyboarding, and medical/legal office procedures are also offered.

Requirements