Office Administration
 

Organized. Efficient. Essential.

In every office, there is a go-to person that everyone knows can get things done and has the answers. The administrative assistant organizes, supervises, and solves problems so the office runs smoothly. Having an eye for detail, being able to handle multiple tasks at once, and communicating effectively are all important skills needed to be successful in this career.

At Minneapolis Business College, you can learn the technical and professional skills needed. Our office administration/administrative assistant curriculum is designed and updated by a panel of faculty and industry professionals. 

Our smaller class sizes also make it easy to get personal, one-on-one attention. Click the tabs below to learn more about our 8-month diploma and 16-month associate in applied science degree. 

We encourage you to visit us and learn why our office administration/administrative assistant graduates Finish First!

Click the buttons below to learn more about our on-time graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information.

      

Click the tabs below to learn more about our 8-month diploma and 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree programs. 

 

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Top 5 most important tasks for administrative professionals include: office management, travel planning, meeting planning, project management,  and online purchasing.

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HIGHLIGHTS

During the 8-16 month administrative assistant/office administration program, you will see the important role that administrative assistants play in running an office.

Opportunities for advancement are plentiful in this career and you can graduate with marketable skills that employers want, including both technical and professional skills. Our smaller class sizes make it easy for you to get to know your teachers and get one-on-one attention.

We promise that, if you perform well, there will be space in classes you need when you need them. You can finish on time and start your career!

Ready to get started? Call us at 800.279.5200 or fill out our information request form

 

 

With Minneapolis Business College's Office Administration program, you can learn about:

  • Office software and data analysis skills
  • Problem solving and professionalism
  • Presentation development
  • Meeting and event planning
 

CAREERS

As a Minneapolis Business College graduate, our job placement department will help you start your career! 

The need for administrative assistants spans nearly every industry. 

Ready to get started? Call us at 800.279.5200 or fill out our information request form



 

 

Minneapolis Business College graduates work for: 

    • Larger corporations in many sectors
    • Small businesses in a variety of industries
    • Organizations such as governments and associations
 

CURRICULUM

Minneapolis Business College offers both a 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree and 8-month diploma option. Our curriculum is intended to be hands-on and career focused, with the majority of classes being specific to your administrative assistant career. 

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.

Ready to get started? Call us at 800.279.5200 or fill out our information request form

 

 

 

CONCENTRATION COURSES

  • WORD PROCESSING--CORE
  • INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE MANAGEMENT
  • EVENT PLANNING
  • COMPUTER CONCEPTS
  • RESEARCH AND REPORT WRITING*
  • DATABASE MANAGEMENT
  • DATA ANALYSIS*
  • ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS
  • PRESENTATION DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
  • ELECTRONIC OFFICE SYSTEMS*
  • SUPERVISION*
  • WORD PROCESSING-EXPERT
  • ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
  • OFFICE PROCEDURES I
  • BUSINESS ORGANIZATION*
  • KEYBOARDING I
  • KEYBOARDING II
  • DOCUMENT FORMATTING
  • DOCUMENT PRODUCTION
  • ADVANCED DOCUMENT PRODUCTION*
         *Associate of Applied Science Degree Program Only

          *Degree Program Only

 

COSTS

As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Minneapolis Business College, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year.

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester* $7,560
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee $50
Tuition Deposit** $50
Confirmation Deposit** $50
Residence Fee Per Semester* $3,490
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program) $1,630
*A.A.S. Degree Program is 4 Semesters
**Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.

 

Diploma Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester* $7,560
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee $50
Tuition Deposit** $50
Confirmation Deposit** $50
Residence Fee Per Semester* $3,490
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program) $865
*Diploma Program is 2 Semesters
**Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.

 

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

 

Catalog

Potential applicants may find the following information at  www.minneapolisbusinesscollege.edu/catalog.pdf: institutional accreditation; contact information for accrediting agencies and state licensing/approval agencies; admissions policies and practices; policies on transfer of credits to and from the institution; policies and processes for withdrawal and for refunds of tuition/fees; and additional consumer information.

 

Credit Transfer From Another School

Transcripts of work completed at other accredited colleges may be submitted to the Director of Education for review. Transcripts should be submitted during the first term of a student's program. Other documentation may also be required. Credits considered for transfer are evaluated by the Director of Education to determine if the course work is similar in nature, content, and level to that required at Minneapolis Business College. If the course work is comparable, transfer students may be given credit for courses completed at other accredited colleges provided the grades received for the courses were "C" or better. Courses completed at other Bradford schools will be treated the same as courses taken at Minneapolis Business College. Because programs at Minneapolis Business College are specially tailored to career preparation, course credits from other postsecondary schools may not be transferable. 

Credit is not granted for advanced placement or experiential learning. One exception is credit for military training that has been evaluated and recommended for credit by the American Council on Education (ACE). 

Minneapolis Business College may award credit based on these recommendations when the credit is for courses similar in nature, content, and level to that required at the college. Students seeking credit for military training should provide a transcript from the American Council on Education for evaluation. Credit will be treated as transfer credit and will count toward graduation.  

 

Credit Transfer to Another School

The acceptance of credits is always at the discretion of the institution to which a student is attempting to transfer credits. There may be articulation agreements in place at the time the student enters that may not be in place when the student graduates or desires to attend a particular school. Because programs at Minneapolis Business College are designed specifically for career preparation, students must assume that credits for courses taken at Minneapolis Business College are not transferable to other institutions. 

Neither Minneapolis Business College nor any of its employees can represent that another institution will accept any courses for credit. A student who is interested in attempting to transfer credits to another institution should contact the Director of Education. Minneapolis Business College will supply the necessary documentation that may aid the student in receiving credits for the completed course work provided the student does not owe the school money, is not delinquent or in default on a student loan, or does not owe a refund on any federal or state student financial aid program.  

 

 

GET STARTED

Our Admissions department is waiting to help you.  We will make it easy!

Schedule a tour so we can answer your questions and you can see what a day as a Minneapolis Business College student is like!

Ready to get started? Call us at 800.279.5200 or fill out our information request form

 

 

 

As an MBC Office Administration student, you will be able to:

  • Graduate and be ready to work in only 8-16 months
  • Use our proactive job placement department
  • Have smaller classes, focused on your career
  • Learn from faculty with experience in your field
  • Apply for financial aid
  • Finish First!