Office Assistant

Associate in Applied Science

Modes of Instruction

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This degree prepares students to enter the work force in an office setting as office managers, office assistants, and other administrative support personnel. The degree also requires students to work in the field during the second year of study to gain valuable skills.

From the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Secretaries and administrative assistants perform routine clerical and administrative duties. They organize files, prepare documents, schedule appointments, and support other staff. Although secretaries and administrative assistants work in every industry, many are employed in schools, hospitals, and government, legal, and medical offices.


What You Can Do

  • Administrative Assistant/ Secretary
  • Financial Clerk
  • General Office Clerk
  • Receptionist
  • Office Manager
  • Office Clerk
  • Billing Clerk
  • Executive Assistant

Program Details


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy and also properly create and format business correspondence. 

Proficient in MS Office including the use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. 

Demonstrate effective and professional written communication. 

Use information technology tools specific to business to access, manage, integrate, and create information.

Students completing this degree must also complete curriculum requirements aligned with General Education Student Learning Outcomes.

Office Technology Faculty

Nathan Wilkins

Nathan Wilkins

Professor Office System Technology
Kerri Richards

Kerri Richards

Professor Office System Technology

Contact Us

Nathan Wilkins

Professor Office System Technology

Phone  |  618-545-3316

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Health and Business, HB 209


Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Health and Business, HB 100

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