Business Office Administration

Business Office Administration            

The Business Office Administration (BOA) program is an associate of applied science degree program that prepares students for administrative assistant careers, such as executive assistant, office manager, and other administrative professional positions. Administrative assistants provide support, organization, and coordination in private companies and nonprofit, education, government and many other organizations.

The BOA program is comprised of the same 16 core courses (45 credits) in the BOT program, plus five transferable, general education courses (15 credits) for a total a program total of 60 credits. Students will learn written and oral communication skills, office management techniques, customer service strategies, basic accounting principles and concepts as well as learn how to create and edit documents using current word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software, and receive many hours of “hands-on” experience at the computer. Additionally, students will earn 15 credits of general education courses, they can transfer to a four-year college or university.