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The Program – Office Administration

The MTC Office Administration program focuses on today’s multi technology-enhanced office environment and offers students the opportunity to focus on specialized options. Students will learn to utilize information management tools, software applications, and business skills to manage situations in today’s virtual office teams; streamline the collection and reporting of data sources to assist in making sound business decisions; support “help desk” operations; and learn to produce, manage, and enhance materials for distribution via Internet and intranet.

Your Degree

Two-year full-time degree schedule; a mixture of computer skills courses with studies in business management, marketing, and communications.

Students may earn an Associate of Applied Business in Office Administration Technology degree 100% online at Marion Technical College. The required courses in the Office Administration curriculum are offered online spring and fall semesters and a student who enrolls full-time may complete the degree in two years. This program is offered to qualified students who must be college-ready in reading, writing, math; have Internet access, and Microsoft Office®.

What you’ll learn

  • Apply administrative skills to effectively organize and manage work time and priorities.
  • Use e-technologies to evaluate business problems and apply software applications to record, analyze, and present information.
  • Demonstrate good work habits, effective interpersonal and virtual teamwork skills, and a high level of professionalism.
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and orally with co-workers, customers, and managers.
  • Manage finances including bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and banking.
  • Perform mathematical calculations related to the office environment.
  • Use record control systems to streamline information management.
  • Integrate administrative and technology skills in making business decisions and performing business functions.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and apply legal, social, and ethical responsibilities.
  • Showcase organizational skills by producing a portfolio.
  • Prepare for employment in an office administration career.
  • Career Information

College Credit for Certified Administrative Professional® (CAP®)

For individuals entering the Office Administration Technology program with the Certified Administrative Professional® (CAP®) and Certified Administrative Professional – Organization Management specialty (CAP-OM) credentials, MTC will automatically award proficiency credit (CAP maximum award – 22 credit hours; CAP-OM maximum award – 25 credit hours) for the following courses:

  • ACC1400 – Financial Accounting I
  • BUS2150 – Legal Environment of Business
  • ENG1000 – English Composition I
  • ENG1100 – English Composition II
  • ECN2000 – Microeconomics
  • MGT1400 – Introduction to Management
  • MGT2410 – Organizational Behavior (CAP-OM only)
  • OIS1200 – Computer Basics
  • OIS1280 – Records and Data Management

Career Opportunities

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Information Coordinator
  • Office Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Receptionist
  • Software Support Specialist
  • Technical Office Assistant

Application Process

  1. MTC Application for Admission and the nonrefundable application fee.
  2. Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  3. Successful completion of the Basic Skills Assessment (ACCUPLACER) and Technology Skills Test (TST) is required. Any college foundation courses recommended by placement results are also required.

For More Information, Contact:

Admission Office
Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, OH 43302
Email: enroll@mtc.edu
740.389.4636

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