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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 of Applied Science degree

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

 

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! 

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

 

 

Top 5 most important tasks for administrative professionals include: office management, travel planning, meeting planning, project management, and online purchasing4.

 

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 651-636-7406 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*

     *A.A.S Degree Only

 

CAREERS 

As a Minneapolis Business College graduate, our job placement department will help you start your career! As part of our job placement services, we also help with your resume and interviewing skills. 

The need for administrative assistants spans nearly every industry. 

MBC graduates work for: 

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

PRICES 

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. There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify. 

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)
$1,695
* 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)
$915
* Diploma Program is 2 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.