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Is a career in Office Administration for me?

Are you looking for a rewarding business career but cannot afford or commit to an MBA or Bachelor’s program? Asher College has the solution for you! At Asher College, you can get a certificate in Office Administration in as few as 32 weeks, so you can get the training you need to begin your new career, fast.


Maybe you’re wondering what you can do with a certificate in Office Administration? The answer is… PLENTY! As a professional business office administrator you will find yourself exceptionally employable. Graduates of Asher’s Office Administration program are proficient in MIcrosoft Office applications, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and hold nationally-recognized industry certifications demonstrating their knowledge and skill level. If you are ready for a professional career in which you can truly succeed, then read on to find out more about what Asher’s program has to offer you!


An office administrator’s chief duty is to give support to their manager and the office staff; there is usually an aspect of customer or client interface as well. Asher’s program teaches students the communication and organizational skills to be successful in an administrative position such as Front Office Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, Executive Assistant, Receptionist, Secretary, Clerk and others. The Office Administrator program at Asher delivers a comprehensive set of skills necessary in order to become employable in a professional office environment. Students learn:


  • Microsoft Office applications which can lead to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certifications in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Fundamental accounting and bookkeeping using QuickBooks
  • Email and written correspondence
  • Proficiency in operating office equipment
  • Creating presentations
  • Creating and updating spreadsheets
  • Organization, preparation, storage and distribution of information
  • Keyboarding skills
  • Internet basics


Asher’s Office Administrator program also contains two required courses which concentrate on employment preparation, job search, and career development. The purpose of these courses is to provide the soft skills that are necessary for obtaining a quality position and pursuing a rewarding career path. Asher is an authorized testing center for Certiport, so students can take their vendor exams right on campus. Students in Asher’s program are thoroughly prepared to test for and obtain these nationally-recognized Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications.


Today’s business world is dominated by evolving technologies and rapidly-changing strategies. Businesses of all sizes depend on office administrators to keep businesses running smoothly by performing a variety of daily tasks, including accessing databases, writing correspondence, distributing mail, preparing presentations, managing accounts payable/receivable, and much more. With Asher’s Office Administrator program, you can learn these skills, and more, so you can be exceptionally employable in today’s market.


If you are ready to take the next step towards a rewarding career in business, come see what Asher has to offer you. Asher College has campuses in three great locations: Dallas, TX; Sacramento, CA; and Las Vegas, NV. Call 888-211-8829 and speak with one of our friendly, professional Admissions Representatives or schedule a tour today! What are you waiting for?