Administrative Office Specialist

1050 HOURS
35 Weeks


PELL ELIGIBLE

Program # B070330
CIP # 0552.040103

 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This training program will prepare students for employment as Administrative Office Specialists. It provides the skills needed to become successful in the corporate field, as well as gain an increased understanding of the importance of attitude and work ethic in an employment setting. The program is designed to meet the demands of the job market as it stands today, as well as give you the necessary tools and resources to continue to upgrade your skills as new technology emerges. The content includes the performance of office procedures tasks; the production of quality work using advanced features of business software applications; keyboarding skills; research of job opportunities; and the production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents. Due to the popularity of computers in almost every job available today, you may also choose to use the foundational skills learned in this program to continue your education and pursue other careers.

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION:

Provide administrative support by handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings and appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff or conduct research or prepare statistical reports.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

 

COURSE #

OCP

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

Resident Tuition Per Term

Non-Resident Tuition Per Term

OTA0040

A

Information Technology Assistant

150

$416.00

$1,577.00

OTA0041

B

Front Desk Specialist

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

OTA0030

C

Assistant Digital Production Designer

150

$416.00

$1,577.00

OTA0043

D

Administrative Office Specialist

450

$1,247.00

$4,730.00

 

 

TOTAL

1050

$2,910.00

$11,037.00

ARTICULATION AGREEMENT:

A state articulation agreement is in place between School district technical colleges/centers and community colleges. The 1050 clock hour programs in Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Specialist shall articulate eighteen (18) college credit hours in program core and up to 3 additional credits in program electives as a result of industry certifications as locally determined by the Community College to the AAS/AS degree in Office Administration.

Additional Costs:

Resident

Non-Resident

Registration Fee

$10.00

$10.00

Approximate Books/Supplies

$800.00

$800.00

Approximate Total Program Cost:

$3,900.00

$12,000.00

 

PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

AGE: 16 years or older

DIPLOMA: N/A

TABE: MATH 10.0 LANGUAGE 10.0 READING 10.0 or meet other basic skill requirements

 

Industry Certification:

TestOut Office Pro - $0.00 (Program Voucher),

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle Certification:

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, SharePoint (3 of 6) - $120.00

 

 

Advisory Salary Range:
$25,000 - $35,000

Florida Panhandle:
$22,400 - $47,240

PH Average:
$32,080

State Average:
$35,600

National Average:
$41,050

 

 

 

Program Completion Rate: 60%

Program Placement Rate: 83%

Program Certification Pass Rate: 75%