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Business and Hospitality

Administrative Office Management - Certificate (1371)

Do you want to learn basic keyboarding, computer and communication skills to apply in your current position or use towards a new position in an office environment?

Our Administrative Office Management certificate prepares you for positions in a variety of office-related environments as well as the opportunity to go on and complete our associate degree in Administrative Office Management!

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After earning your certificate, you will be ready to find a job as an administrative office specialists or managers. Our program graduates have secured jobs in different environments, including:

  • Business offices
  • Private sector organizations
  • State and federal government
  • Specialized environments, such as legal, medical, financial, insurance, law enforcement, engineering and management

An administrative office specialist needs to ensure a good, working environment and help departments work efficiently. The ideal candidate for this program:

  • Is organized and possesses strong time-management skills
  • Can make good decisions quickly
  • Has solid math skills
  • Pays attention to details while thinking ahead
  • Can communicate effectively



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Over the course of our program, you’ll learn how to perform clerical, administrative, management and information systems support. You will also gain exposure to emerging technologies and other online and mobile business solutions through hands-on application and research.
By completing this program, you will prepare to demonstrate excellence in the following skills: 

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of office management principles, functions and best practices to effectively contribute to an organization's success
  • Apply office software and technology skills, including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet management, database administration, project management tools and office automation systems
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal and communciation skills, both written and verbal, to facilitate professional relationships with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
  • Recognize and apply inclusive management practices that contribute to a respectful and inclusive office culture
  • Effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and set goals to meet deadlines and organizational objectives
  • Implement organizational and reocrds management strategies, ensuring the secure and efficient handling of confidential information and data
  • Implement current business-related technologies and resources to enhance professional adninistrative productivity
  • View summaries of every course at HACC by browsing our class schedules database.
  • Review our program guide (pdf) to view a list of required courses, recommended course sequencing and program competencies.

Our certificate is designed to lead you directly into the workforce.

Conveniently YOURS, you may complete our certificate entirely through asynchronous instruction.




Yes! We offer many scholarships through the HACC Foundation. Each scholarship has specific eligibility requirements. To learn how to apply, please visit

HACC holds classes in the spring, summer and fall. You can apply anytime by visiting our website and submitting your application online. When you apply, please include program code 1371, which is specific to this program. By including this unique code with your application, you can ensure you apply for your intended program.

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Current HACC students, please contact our Advising Department with any questions.

Earn you AOM certificate in just one year.

Continue at HACC to earn your AOM degree.

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