Rockingham Community College

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Office Administration


  • Associate in Applied Science
  • Certificate – Word Processing 
  • Certificate – Receptionist 
  • Certificate – Office Specialist

Program Description
The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace. Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics. Emphasis is placed on non-technical as well as technical skills.

Jobs are available in virtually any industry or business field – from Fortune 500 companies to cruise ships; from manufacturing facilities to malls; from boutiques to chain stores. Some of the titles you may see are administrative assistant, office assistant, staff assistant, human resources assistant, accounting assistant, etc.

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