Program Description

Office Administrators are central to the smooth function of any office or organization, often working as administrative assistants, customer service representatives or receptionists. Office Administrators must be skilled in interpersonal skills and the performance of essential office tasks such as document preparation, record management, customer service, record keeping, and more. This program will help you develop the practical, digital skills that are essential in the working world.

Led by instructors who are industry professionals, courses in this program are offered in a flexible, part-time, online and interactive format that may include face-to-face live video conferencing, allowing you to learn in an engaging environment, without interrupting your current employment.

Program Highlights

  • Become skilled in the performance of essential office tasks such as document preparation, filing, and customer service.
  • Acquire a basic understanding of financial concepts.
  • Develop career-enhancing capabilities in microcomputers and current business applications software using MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.
  • Enhance internet research skills.

This program is also offered through Full Time Studies.

Continuing Education students usually complete this program in two to three years.

Courses in this program cost approximately $400 each. Textbooks are extra.

You might also be interested in the Medical Clerk and Legal Skills programs.

Additional Details

Admission and Registration

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.

Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.

Financial Assistance

green checkmark OSAP funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.

Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes outline what graduates need to know, and be able to do, after they complete a program.

Review the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) program learning outcomes.


Academic Opportunities

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Career Opportunities

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Next Steps

Frequently Asked Questions

College Resources

Program Contact

Continuing Education
Technology and Skills Development
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Completion Requirement

12 Course(s)

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This program of studies applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion email the Program Contact listed at the bottom of this page.

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A selection of courses will be offered each term. Visit our course schedule page for a tentative list of future offerings.

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