Office Administration

Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

Getting a degree in Office Administration is a great first step in a career in many job sectors. Students will learn core administrative courses, including keyboarding, oral and written communications, business math skills, customer service, and computer operations. 

Graduates will have many opportunities for different roles – executive assistant, office manager, receptions, etc. No two days will be the same. Grads will be responsible for making sure day-to-day office operations run smoothly by managing schedules, organizing meeting, making travel arrangements, and being a point of contact. 

Skills Acquired

  • Create business letters, reports, and memos 
  • Recognize and identify corporate values and business ethics 
  • Effectively communicate through writing and speaking 
  • Manage communication through group interaction, conflict resolution, and decision making 
  • Organize meetings (agendas, minutes, travel arrangements) 
3-year Placement Rate
Central MN hourly salary range

Career Choices

Types of Careers

  •  Administrative Assistant/Secretary 
  • Executive Assistant/Secretary 
  • Data entry 
  • Receptionist 
  • Office Manager 
  • Virtual Assistant 
  • Copywriter 

Potential Employers

  • Governmental agencies 
  • For-profit businesses and firms 
  • Non-profit organizations 
  • Schools 
  • Medical centers 
  • Self-employed 


The general education courses may transfer and are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). 

Info Sessions

Contact Us

Michelle Timp-Pilon
Phone: (320) 308-5210

Program Costs

In addition to tuition and fees, students can expect to pay $3600 for books, supplies, and materials.

Degree specific requirements: All students are required to purchase a program-specific laptop.  

Program Scholarship

Complete one application to be considered for all eligible SCTCC scholarships.

SCTCC Scholarships

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