Administrative Office Specialist

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Administrative Office Specialist program prepares students for employment in general office environments. The program has been offered by MTC for over 10 years. Students enrolled in this program will learn the following skills: preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, scheduling meetings, handling information requests, conducting research, and preparing reports. Students will learn proper keyboarding skills and computer applications. The program will also prepare students for the following certifications: Florida Ready to Work, Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook/Access), and QuickBooks 2015. Students may earn their certifications by testing at the Certiport Testing Center on campus.

COURSES:

Information Technology Assistant         OTA0040

Front Desk Specialist                            OTA0041
(Prerequisites:  OTA0040)

Assistant Digital Production Designer  OTA0030
(Prerequisites: OTA0040, OTA0041)

Administrative Assistant                        OTA0043
(Prerequisites: OTA0040, OTA0041, OTA0030)

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK:

In addition to jobs created from growth in the industry, numerous job opportunities will arise from the need to replace secretaries and administrative assistants who transfer to other occupations. These may include exceptionally skilled executive secretaries and administrative assistants who often move into professional occupations. Job opportunities should be best for applicants with extensive knowledge of computer software applications, with experience as secretaries or administrative assistants, or with advanced communication and computer skills.**

SALARY RANGE:

In the state of Florida, an Administrative Office Specialist may earn between $31,671 and $51,479.***

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Standard career and technical program admission procedures apply.
  • High school diploma—standard or GED is recommended.
  • Please see the MTC catalog for details.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:

Upon completion of all program requirements, the student earns a Certificate of Completion in Administrative Office Specialist.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Students may earn any or all of the following certifications: Florida Ready to Work, Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook/Access), and QuickBooks 2015.

ITEMIZED COST SHEET:

To view the  Administrative Office Specialist Program itemized costs sheet, please click here.


 

 

 

 

 

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