Administrative Office Specialist

Program Details

Program Description:

Industry Certification:  Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), QuickBooks Certified User.

Train to be: Information Technology Assistant, Front Desk Specialist, Assistant Digital Production Designer, Administrative Office Assistant

This program prepares students for employment as an 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 certification, desktop publishing, journal accounting, and QuickBooks. It provides essential knowledge of clerical procedures, computer concepts, customer services, and the principles of business and management. The self-paced program also includes basic web design, keyboarding/keypad, business communication, and soft skills such as telephone etiquette, workplace safety, and personal productivity. 

Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.

Start Date:

August, January


Start Time: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For more information contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 46033,

Program’s OCP (Occupational Completion Points):

OCP A: Course: Information Technology Assistant – OTA0040; 150 hours
OCP B: Course: Front Desk Specialist – OTA0041; 300 hours
OCP C: Course: Assistant Digital Production Designer – OTA0030; 150 hours
OCP D: Administrative Office Specialist – OTA0043; 450 hours.


MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

  1. Apply to MTC at Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
  2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.751.7900, prompt, 6 Information Sessions.
  3. Complete your “To-Do List” at
  4. Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here:

For more information contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 46033,

Program #B070330   CIP# 0552040103

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

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*Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Prices are subject to change

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Estimated textbook list and pricing:
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices.
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.


1050 hrs  (9 mos)


Main Campus


Full-Time, Day 



Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Terri Parrish

Career Counselor

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46033