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Business Management & Administration

Administrative Office Specialist

Be part of the exciting business industry!

Course Content:

The program prepares the student for employment as an Information Technology Assistant, Front Desk Specialist, Assistant Digital Production Designer, and/or Administrative Assistant. The content provides technical skill proficiency and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, occupation-specific skills, and understanding of all aspects of the Business, Management, and Administration career cluster.

The content includes, but is not limited to, the use of technology to develop communications skills, higher level thinking skills, and decision-making skills; the performance of office procedures tasks; the production of quality work in an efficient manner using advanced features of business software applications; research of job opportunities; and the production of high-quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.

Additional Skills Covered:

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Digital Publishing
  • Document Processing
  • Employability Skills and Portfolio
  • Google Suite
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Keyboarding Speed & Accuracy Development
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel Expert
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Work Expert

Upon completing the Administrative Office Specialist program, students are prepared to pass a Bundle of 4 MS Office Certifications (Word Expert, Excel Expert, PowerPoint, and Outlook or Access).

Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:

Students will be prepared to take one or more approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certifications or licensure exams in their field of study.

College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Standing:

Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry certification, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System.  Students must enroll within two (2) years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry certifications.

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Program Info







Program Length:

1050 hours (approximately 10 months – full time; 20 months – part time)

Program Offered:

August, January & June

Delivery Method:

Traditional – 100% classroom based
Distance – 100% of instructional hours via distance education (online)

Days & Times:


  • Monday – Friday
    7:05 a.m. –  1:50 p.m. (full time)
  • Monday – Friday
    7:05 a.m. –  10:05 a.m. (part time)

100% Distance:

(with mandatory virtual weekly labs):

  • Distance
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Virtual Lab
    5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.