Areas of Study

Areas of Study

Office Administration


Degree options

  • Associate Degree
    An Associate in Applied Science Degree will be awarded upon successful completion of a minimum of 90 credits in courses numbered 100 or above. All core and general education requirements must be met. Additionally the student should choose one of the specialty areas (Administrative, Legal, and Medical) and complete all courses in that specialty.

    An Office Assistant Certificate of Completion or Clerk/Receptionist (Customer Service Specialist) Certificate of Proficiency will be awarded upon successful completion of all core and general education requirements.

D'Etta Kern (360) 596-5545
Jean Logan (360) 596-5279

The Office Administration program equips the student with a variety of skills used in large or small businesses through the study of keyboarding, formatting, communications, human relations, management, word processing, spreadsheets, and other related courses.

Typical duties may include formatting, composing letters, managing records, and reception duties.

With experience, graduates of the Office Administration Program may advance to leadership positions within their organizations. Technical skills and the ability to adapt to new situations will be important in gaining experience.

Graduates may work with State, County or other municipal agencies as well as private industry.