Administrative Office Professional

10 Months - Diploma

Program Overview

The Administrative Office Professional program at Great Lakes' School of Business is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to prepare for a successful career as an administrative assistant, providing clerical support within a variety of businesses and industries. The program is designed for the student with no previous business experience.

The Administrative Office Professional program is a sequence of courses that prepares the student for entry level employment in a variety of careers relating to administrative assistant or receptionist in today's technology-driven workplace. Students learn basic office procedures, document processing, and are introduced to payroll accounting. The course includes an introduction to the medical office as well. Job titles include Administrative Assistant, Office Assistant, Receptionist, Executive Assistant, Clerical Assistant or Customer Service.

Course Overview

  • Career Success Strategies
  • Computer Concepts with Microsoft Office
  • Office Procedures I
  • Business Math
  • Document Processing
  • Office Procedures II
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Writing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Records Management
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Customer Service
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Career and Professional Development
  • Payroll Accounting

  • Advantages of Great Lakes

    Job Placement Assistance

    All graduates get personalized job placement assistance from one of our dedicated Employment Specialists. They'll help you find employment (locally or anywhere in the U.S.) after you graduate and even help you years later should you need it.

    Financial Aid

    Paying for higher education can be confusing and intimidating. Our Financial Aid counselors will help make the process straight forward and help you apply for aid and scholarships

    Hands-On Education

    A big part of your education here will consist of hands-on training. You'll learn to use equipment used by professionals as well as work in labs that are similar to what you'll find in the field.

    Experienced and Proven

    Great Lakes has been educating residents of Ohio, New York, and Pennsylvania for over 50 years. We've trained thousands of students and have helped them begin exciting, lifelong careers in their field of study.

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