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

$12,870*
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

Fall

CourseTitleCredits
Fall
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

Spring

CourseTitleCredits
Spring
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

Fall

CourseTitleCredits
Fall
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

Spring

CourseTitleCredits
Spring
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

Angela Pyzocha
Business Faculty

  • Email: pyzochaa@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 888.642.2338, ext. 322
  • Location: Dubuque