Learn to be savvy in organization, resource use, teamwork, communication, computation and technical tasks. These skills are valuable in demonstrating versatility, since administrative office professionals now handle more managerial/supervisory duties, including higher level decision-making, project coordination, payroll, conflict management, internet research and information management.
Many courses in this program are web-enhanced or web-delivered and offered as day, evening and Saturday classes.
Graduates are eligible to take industry-recognized certification exams such as Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Certified Administrative Professional (CAP), Organizational Management (OM), and Technology Applications (TA).
Work in many areas, such as
- government offices
- legal and medical offices
Prepare for a career like these and others
- administrative assistant
- executive assistant
- office manager
- virtual assistant
Your pathway to a degree
You can start with a desktop publishing certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the administrative office professional – management major degree.
- Associate of applied business in administrative office professional
Program learning outcomes
- Use appropriate resources to organize and develop information effectively in an automated office environment.
- Acquire, organize and evaluate information for higher-level decision making, such as project coordination and conflict management in a business environment.
- Demonstrate employability skills and professionalism through sound work habits, ethics and responsibility, and work in individual and diverse team settings.
- Determine solution strategies to solve problems in the office environment by using the appropriate computational skills and technology.
- Franklin University
Program related scholarships
- Betty Jean Morford Scholarship