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School of Business & Continuing Studies

Administrative Office Management Diploma

The Administrative Office Management program will provide you with the necessary computer skills, office skills and practical on-the-job work experience required for employment in today's office, as well as an enhanced skill set to increase your potential for obtaining a supervisory or managerial position in an office environment.

Throughout the program, you will focus on areas such as:

  • bookkeeping,
  • accounting,
  • file maintenance and
  • project management,

as well as learn management theory, supervision, human resource management, leadership, and group dynamics.

Two unpaid work terms during the first year of the program will provide you with practical, hands-on training, and upon completion of the first year, you will receive a certificate in Administrative Office Professional.

Additional opportunities

Graduates of the Administrative Office Management program also receive advanced standing in MHC's Continuing Studies Medical Office Assistant certificate program.

High School Route

  • ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2 
  • Math 10C 
  • Keyboarding speed of a minimum of 20 wpm with 90% accuracy is recommended

Mature Route

  • ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
  • Math 10C
  • Keyboarding speed of a minimum of 20 wpm with 90% accuracy is recommended

Transfer Route

  • Completion of a one-year Administrative Office Professional certificate program
First Year (Administrative Office Professional Certificate)

Fall Semester

  • APRO 108 - Keyboarding/Desktop Publishing I
  • APRO 120 - Effective Speaking for the Office
  • APRO 125 - Office Communications I
  • APRO 131 - Office Applications I
  • APRO 140 - Bookkeeping I
  • APRO 180* - Work Experience I
*Includes customer service training

Winter Semester

  • APRO 109 - Keyboarding/Desktop Publishing II
  • APRO 133 - Office Applications II
  • APRO 145 - Bookkeeping II
  • APRO 155 - Office Communications II
  • APRO 167 - Office Relations
  • APRO 190 - Work Experience II

Second Year (Administrative Office Management)

Fall Semester

  • MGMT 161 - Management Theory
  • MGMT 193 - Business Problems Software Applications
  • COMM 140 - Communications in the Workplace
  • OMGT 235 - Work Experience III
One of:
  • ACCT 276 - Advanced Computerized Accounting
  • MGMT 263 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 270 - The Entrepreneurial Experience
  • MGMT 395 - Business Law

Winter Semester

  • MGMT 243 - Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 267 - Leadership Development
  • MKTG 171 - Marketing
  • MKTG 251 - Digital Design for Marketing
  • OMGT 237 - Work Experience IV

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Graduation from the Administrative Office Professional program will prepare you for office employment in numerous fields.

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Automobile Dealerships
  • Business
  • Computer Consultants
  • Dental
  • Education - College/University
  • Education - School
  • Government
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Legal Banking
  • Medical Bookkeeping
  • News Industry
  • Oilfield Companies
  • Police and Security
  • Printers/Print Shops
  • Real Estate
  • Retail

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