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Office Administrator Certificate Program

Office Administration Career Training in as Little as 8 Months*

Looking for a rewarding business career? Asher College’s Office Administration program gets you trained and on your path to a rewarding career through hands-on training and support from dedicated instructors.

Our Office Administration program is tailored to those students who require a flexible schedule to meet their education goals. You’ll be able to take classes during the day, evening, and even on the weekends.

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Becoming an Office Administrator

In a business world dominated by evolving technologies and rapidly-changing strategies, business owners large and small depend on office administrators to keep businesses running smoothly. Administrative professionals perform a variety of daily tasks, including accessing databases, writing correspondence, distributing mail, preparing presentations, managing accounts payable/receivable, and much more.

During the Office Administration program, you’ll learn:

  • Office Management
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Bookkeeping Applications

You’ll also have the opportunity to become Microsoft Certified in sought-after programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint thereby increasing your employment opportunities.

Learn more about your future business career today and see just how far you can go with Asher College.

 

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Office Administration Program Details


The Office Administrator program delivers a comprehensive set of skills necessary for you to become employable in a professional office environment.

Students will advance their knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. You will also learn the communication and organizational skills to be successful in business and everyday life.

Students become proficient at operating office equipment, sending email, creating presentations, using databases, writing correspondence; organizing, preparing, storing and distributing information, and handling fundamental accounting.

An Office Administrator’s chief duty is to give support to a manager or group of managers. This program prepares you for positions such as Receptionist, Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Front Office Coordinator, and others.

In addition, the student will develop the keyboarding skills and technical skills needed to work efficiently in today’s office environment. Students will learn the basics of working on the Internet and receive an introduction to bookkeeping fundamentals using QuickBooks.

The program contains 2 required courses concentrating on employment preparation, job search, and career development. These courses provide soft skills that are necessary for you get a job and pursue the career path of your choice.

Asher is an authorized testing center for Certiport so students can take their industry recognized vendor exams on Campus.

 





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Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the Office Administrator Program, you may find yourself working as a/an:

  • Administrative Assistant, Associate or Specialist
  • Office Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Secretary

Industry Relations

We bring in plenty of guest speakers to give you insight into the industry that you intend to break into. Get inside tips from industry employers, alumni, and people who work in the field on how to create opportunity for yourself.

Here’s what you will learn in the Office Administration program:

MSW101 MS Word

Prerequisite(s): NA

Students will be able to format, organize and work with visual content using graphic elements such as charts and tables, and share and secure content, allowing students to create and edit professional‐looking documents. This course will prepare students to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Associate (2019) Certification.

TF100 Typing Fundamentals

Prerequisite(s): NA

Students will learn to type a minimum of 35 words per minute. They will learn keystroke fundamentals, keyboard by touch, and proper 10-key form.

MSE101 MS Excel

Prerequisite(s): MSW101 MS Word

Students will be able to create and edit professional‐looking spreadsheets for a variety of purposes and situations including, but not limited to data entry, data formatting, data manipulation, family budgets, creating formulas and formatting numerical reports. This course will prepare students to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate (2019) Certification.

MSP101 MS PowerPoint

Prerequisite(s): MSE101 Microsoft Excel

Students will be able to generate more complex slide shows, such as product plans, reports, and marketing materials with sophisticated data presented in visual formats. Students will be proficient with PowerPoint features that will enable them to collaborate on and deliver presentations. This course will prepare students to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist: PowerPoint Associate (2019) Certification.

MSL101 MS Outlook

Prerequisite(s): MSP101 MS PowerPoint

Students will be able to specialize formatting message content, create contact records and groups, tasks, scheduling meetings and appointments from incoming messages, and sharing schedules to facilitate communication with other Outlook users. This course will prepare students to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist: Outlook Associate (2019) Certification.

PBS111 Office Administration

Prerequisite(s): MSW101 MS Word or MOE100 Microsoft Office Essentials

Students will be able to commentate effectively, handle incoming phone calls, creating emails using proper email etiquette and guidelines and public speaking. Students will learn how to utilize various pieces of office equipment which will allow them to properly distribute documents, file, handle paper and electronic records, and process incoming and outgoing mail with confidentiality.

PBS112 Office Management

Prerequisite(s): PBS111 Office Administration

Student will be able to strengthen leadership skills and will be able to demonstrate different leadership traits and styles and set professional development goals. Students will be able to process basic HR duties, financial responsibilities, presentation skills, and planning meeting, events, and travel arrangements.

PBS113 Bookkeeping Applications

Prerequisite(s): PBS112 Office Management

Students will be able to explain and conceptualize accounting fundamentals such as terminology, the accounting equation, record basic transactions, identify steps in the accounting cycle, and prepare financial statements and closing entries. Students will use these accounting fundamentals and skills to effectively create and manage Intuit QuickBooks.

CS101 Career Success

Prerequisite(s): NA

Students will be able to maximize their potential by being mindful of how self-talk impacts their habits, attitude, beliefs and expectations. Students also learn strategies to eliminate procrastination and achieve goals. Each student will complete a DISC profile to better understand their preferred communication style, how it relates to their own personal and professional development and how their DiSC style relates to others.

CD201 Advanced Career Development

Prerequisite(s): Students must have completed 80% of their program.

Students will be able to search for a job within their field of study, conduct themselves professionally in a job interview and provide a resume tailored to each job position applied for. This course is designed for three particular points of views; those looking to change careers, those looking to advance their career and those who are entrepreneurs and want to start their own business. Career Services will put your career goals first, it is time you did as well.

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9330 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway
Dallas, TX 75243

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6029 W. Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

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Sacramento, CA 95825

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Market-Driven Education

We have an advisory board that helps shape our curriculum. This allows us to alter the curriculum based on recommendations from employers who hire our graduates.

Classes Start Every 2-4 Weeks

Don’t wait around to enroll — our courses begin every 2-4 weeks so you can start your program as soon as you’re ready. Begin your path to a new career quickly with Asher College.

Personalized Attention

We’re a small college, which makes Asher feel like an extended family. Each instructor and faculty member will get to know you by name and help you along the way.

I visited five different schools before I chose Asher because I figured Asher was the perfect fit. My favorite class at Asher would have to be Career Success... If you have the chance to go to Asher, do it!

- Daylene Perry, Medical Records Specialist

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Build Career Success Skills

Your time at Asher won’t just be devoted to learning the technical skills of your chosen profession — we also prepare you for the job search with interview tactics, communication skills, resume preparation, and cover letter writing.

An Asher College instructor will work with you one-on-one to develop these skills so that you’ll feel confident about pursuing your career once you graduate.

Financial Aid: Funding Your Career Training

We offer Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Veteran training benefits. Our Financial Aid administrators and School Certifying Officials will work with you to find the best financial solution to fit your needs. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. To learn more, visit our Financial Aid page.

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