Management | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio
Administrative Office


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

  • schools
  • hospitals
  • 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 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.

Transfer agreement

  • Franklin University

Program related scholarships

  • Betty Jean Morford Scholarship

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