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Office Administration

Take your multitasking talents to the next level

Office administrators are heroes for every kind of organization. In ACC’s Office Administration Program, you’ll master office procedures, business communications, and job-specific computer applications that can make you indispensable to a workplace. Some degree and certificate plans include an internship for valuable training in the field.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Correspondence Clerks
11.53 Hourly Wage 109 Currently Employed
Compose letters or electronic correspondence in reply to requests for merchandise, damage claims, credit and other information, delinquent accounts, incorrect billings, or unsatisfactory services. Duties may include gathering data to formulate reply and preparing correspondence.
109 Correspondence Clerks are employed. This number is expected to remain steady with job change around 0 % over the next four years.
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Medical Secretaries
16.5 Hourly Wage 6807 Currently Employed
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
6807 Medical Secretaries are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.7 % over the next four years.
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File Clerks
15.29 Hourly Wage 1056 Currently Employed
File correspondence, cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used. Locate and remove material from file when requested.
1056 File Clerks are employed. This number is expected to increase by 3.22 % over the next four years.
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Receptionists and Information Clerks
13.21 Hourly Wage 4894 Currently Employed
Answer inquiries and provide information to the general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities conducted at establishment and location of departments, offices, and employees within the organization.
4894 Receptionists and Information Clerks are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.5 % over the next four years.
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Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
26.68 Hourly Wage 9490 Currently Employed
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
9490 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants are employed. This number is expected to increase by 1.36 % over the next four years.
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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
15.96 Hourly Wage 24022 Currently Employed
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.
24022 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive are employed. This number is expected to increase by 5.36 % over the next four years.
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Data Entry Keyers
14.19 Hourly Wage 2234 Currently Employed
Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.
2234 Data Entry Keyers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 2.6 % over the next four years.
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Word Processors and Typists
16.66 Hourly Wage 207 Currently Employed
Use word processor, computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned.
207 Word Processors and Typists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.25 % over the next four years.
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Office Clerks, General
15.15 Hourly Wage 31599 Currently Employed
Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.
31599 Office Clerks, General are employed. This number is expected to increase by 4.94 % over the next four years.
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First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
29.05 Hourly Wage 12063 Currently Employed
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.
12063 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.96 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Map

View the program maps below to see the sequence of courses needed to complete your chosen degree or certificate in this program.

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Applied Science

Office Admin- Administrative Assistant Specialization
Office Admin- Legal Administrative Assistant Specialization
Office Admin-Medical Administrative Assistant Specialization


Certificate Level 1

Administrative Assistant Office Administration
Legal Administrative Assistant Office Administration
Medical Administrative Assistant Office Administration
Medical Office Assistant Office Administration
Office Assistant Office Administration
Software Applications Specialist Office Administration
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Program Accreditations

ACC’s Office Administration Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.

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