Office Administration

Pathways to Careers’ Accelerating Opportunity programs offer short-term training to assist students in earning credentials needed for successful employment in high demand jobs. Whether you've been out of school for a month or decades, it's never too late to get the skills you need to get a good job. With education and credentials beyond high school, you’ll have better options in today’s economy.

Program Highlights:

  • Work-readiness and occupational specific training
  • Contextualized support classes
  • College preparation  course,  if necessary
  • 2 Semesters
  • Total credits earned upon successful completion: 12


Admission Requirements:


Program Location

Central Campus

Certificates Earned:

  • Office Administration Specialist C25370-C5

This certificate  prepares you for entry level jobs in a professional office setting.  Credits earned in this certificate apply to higher level certificates and better employment opportunities.

Qualities of an Office Administration Specialist:

  • Possesses strong math and computer;
  • Has a knack for developing relationships; Possesses strong organizational skills to ensure that the office is in order and runs efficiently;
  • Communicates in an effective manner;
  • Enjoys working in a detailed-oriented environment;
  • Exhibits strong written and verbal communication skills.


Career Paths:

Upon completion, the entry-level office administration specialist may receive additional on-the-job training and/or additional college coursework  to specialize in any or all of the following positions:

  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Legal Secretaries
  • Medical Secretaries
  • Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive


Stacked Certificates

For additional information contact:

Sondra Hines
sondra.hines@cpcc.edu
704-330-2722 ext. 3886