Program Description

The Office Assistant Technical Diploma program prepares learners to perform entry-level office activities required of office support staff. Software skills, along with customer service and interpersonal skills, are emphasized. Potential occupations include: Office/Department Assistant, Customer Service Assistant and Data Entry Operator.

Approximate Cost

$8,180
Tuition: $5860 , Books: $2320

Starting Salary

$22,464
Average, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International

Financial Aid

Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
100%
at Antigo
100%
at Medford
100%
at Phillips
100%
at Spencer
100%
at Wittenberg
100%
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Model professionalism in the workplace
  • Maintain internal and external relationships
  • Perform routine administrative procedures
  • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
  • Demonstrate effective workplace communications

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Data Entry Operator
  • Customer Service Assistant
  • Office/Department Assistant

Courses

The Office Assistant Technical Diploma is a 30 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

POWERPOINT 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
BUSINESS PROOFREADING & EDITING 3.00
MEETING, TRAVEL & EVENT PLANNING 2.00
MICROSOFT OUTLOOK 1.00
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 1.00
ELECTRONIC BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3.00
COMPUTER KEYBOARDING 1.00
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS 1.00

Second Term

MODERN OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 3.00
KEYBOARDING 2 1.00
MICROSOFT WORD APPLICATIONS 2.00
10-KEY BY TOUCH 1.00
INFORMATION STORAGE MANAGEMENT 3.00
DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT 3.00
OFFICE PORTFOLIO 2.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Additional Information

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

Fill out our application

The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. A $30.00 non-refundable application fee is required. Pay at the time you apply or bypass to pay in person within a week of applying.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.