Office Administration & Technology

This program has Fast Track Career options that let you skill up with an in-demand career certificate that employers are looking for. See awards below for Fast Track options.

Make yourself an indispensable part of any workplace by studying Office Administration & Technology at Austin Community College. You’ll master office procedures, business communications, job-specific computer applications, and more. Choose from a variety of associate degrees and career certificates. 

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Fast-track options 

Accredited by ACBSP

Flexible learning opportunities

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ACBSP Accredited

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

Career & Salary Information

Earning a degree or certificate can help you secure employment quickly in a number of administrative roles. Once you have some experience under your belt, opportunities will expand even further. Roles available for Office Administration & Technology professionals include the ones listed here.

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • Correspondence Clerks

    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.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Data Entry Keyers

    Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

    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.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • File Clerks

    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.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

    Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Medical Secretaries

    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.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Office Clerks, General

    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.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Receptionists and Information Clerks

    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.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

    Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.


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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Administrative Assistant Specialization
Legal Administrative Assistant Specialization
Medical Administrative Assistant Specialization

Certificate Level 1

Administrative Assistant Level 1
Legal Administrative Assistant Level 1
Medical Administrative Assistant Level 1
Medical Office Assistant Level 1
Office Assistant Level 1