Administrative Office Specialist

Program Content: This program prepares students for employment as an executive secretary, administrative assistant, administrative support assistant, and/or office assistant in almost any industry utilizing Business and Information technology. The curriculum provides students with work-based competencies including intensive training in Microsoft Office including certification, desktop publishing, journal accounting, and QuickBooks. It provides essential knowledge of clerical procedures, computer concepts, customer and personal services, and the principles of business and management. The self-paced program also includes machine transcription, basic web design, keyboarding/keypad, business writing, communication, and soft skills such as telephone etiquette, workplace safety, and personal productivity. This program articulates to state colleges in Florida through the development of an employment portfolio

Length of Program: 1050 hours – approximately 11 months full-time to complete.

Industry Certification: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle Certification (4 out of 6 -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and either Access or Outlook), QuickBooks Certified User,
or Microsoft Office Specialist Master, QuickBooks Pro Desktop

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Administrative Office Specialist

Required Books and Materials: Administrative Office Specialist

Estimated Total: $4,300*

Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900

For More Information: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 1033, Email


*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.

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