2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Office Assistant Certificate

This curriculum prepares students with the skills needed for office work. Courses include accounting, communications, office management, customer service, computer applications, and information management. Graduates are qualified for entry-level positions in a business where a wide variety of office skills are required.

This certificate is stackable, meaning the Administrative Office Professional AAS can be completed in just two additional semesters.

Administrative Office Professions Program Goals

  • Achieve the skills and knowledge necessary to gain entry-level employment in careers in the administrative office professional discipline
  • Achieve the skills and knowledge necessary for advancement in the career
  • Achieve a general education background in business and in oral/written communication

Admission to the Program: Open

First-time Enrollees

  1. Complete an application for admission to the College and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process

Department of Career and Technical Education

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center
Phone: 309.345.3500

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details .

Certificate Requirements

First Year

Total Semester Hours: 31

(Students who do not expect to complete their degree within five years should refer to the Graduation Requirements  section in this catalog.)


Ellen Burns
Dean of Career and Technical Education