Administrative Office Professional

This certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills to perform intermediate administrative clerical duties including providing administrative and clerical support to administrative staff and assisting with coordinating and implementing office procedures. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Compose, key, and properly format various types of business correspondence and reports using a computer terminal.
  • Compose, key, and properly format spreadsheets, databases, and presentations using a computer terminal. Index, code, sort, and file correspondence and other business records.
  • Compile and create simple statistical reports. Schedule appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements. 
Required Courses (13.5 units)  Units
CAT/CIS-3 Computer Applications for Business  3
CAT-31  Business Communications 3
CAT-61 Professional Office Procedures 3
CAT-62 Records Management 3
CAT/CIS-98A Introduction to Excel 1.5

This Program Pathway will allow a full-time student to complete this program in 4-6 months. For students who require a part time pathway, please see a counselor for more information.