Administrative Office Management

Business, Marketing and Hospitality

The administrative office manager has a well-rounded background in all areas of office management. This program includes upper-level courses in management, law, computers and accounting, as well as coursework in human relations and business communication. An administrative office manager plays a major role in the success of every business; the position is key to supporting any management function.

Award: Associate of Applied Science
Credits: 65
Locations: Dubuque, Peosta
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Paying for the Program

Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $14,430*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$19,835 - 73,576

Estimated annual salary range for Business, Marketing and Hospitality graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

Potential Careers

  • Account Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Human Resources/Benefits
  • Support Staff
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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
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2019-2020 Administrative Office Management Class Schedule


ADM:116 Keyboarding II 3.0
ADM:162 Office Procedures 3.0
BCA:212 Intro to Computer Business Apps 3.0
BUS:103 Intro to Business 4.0
COM:723 Workplace Communications 3.0
SDV:179 The College Experience 3.0


ADM:119 Keyboarding III 3.0
ADM:181 Records and Database Management 3.0
BCA:213 Intermediate Computer Business Apps 3.0
BUS:121 Business Communications 3.0
MGT:102 Principles of Management 4.0


ACC:115 Intro to Accounting OR 4.0
ACC:152 Financial Accounting 4.0
BUS:185 Business Law I 3.0
SPC:112 Public Speaking 3.0
ENV:115 Environmental Science 3.0
PSY:112 Psychology of Human Relations 3.0


ACC:312 Computer Accounting 4.0
ADM:935 Occupational Experience 4.0
BUS:204 Professionalism in the Workplace 3.0
MKT:183 Customer Service Strategies 3.0

This Associate of Applied Science degree program requires a minimum of 15 credits of transfer-level general education electives from Communication, Humanities, Math, Science, or Social Science.  Three of these hours can include SDV:179 The College Experience. If The College Experience course is waived or transfers in for less than three credits, an additional general education elective is required.

Angela Pyzocha
Business Faculty

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  • Phone: 888.642.2338, ext. 322
  • Location: Dubuque