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Administrative Office Associate

Campus Location:

Calmar, Peosta

Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Award: Diploma

Description:

The office assistant plays an important role in the operation of a successful business and often holds positions involving considerable responsibility.

Duties include organizing the office, typing, taking dictation, transcribing, handling correspondence, sorting mail, filing, answering the telephone, greeting customers, operating a variety of office machines, making travel arrangements, scheduling appointments and maintaining records. The office assistant is able to interpret the needs of the employer, maintain poise and friendliness and apply good human relation skills at all times.

Employment opportunities include secretary, clerk, receptionist, record keeper or information processor.


Administrative Office Associate

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete ACT Compass® admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACCUPLACER® or ALEKS® test scores. Scores are valid for three years.
  3. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.

Administrative Office Associate

Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 39

View the printable Ed Plan (Diploma).

Term 1
CourseTitleCredits
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
SDV:179 The College Experience 3.0
* Communication Elective 3.0

 

Term 2
CourseTitleCredits
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
SDV:219 Professionalism 4.0

 

Term 3
CourseTitleCredits
ADM:936 Occupational Experience 4.0

*Electives

Communication Elective: COM:723, ENG:105, ENG:106, SPC:112

Administrative Office Associate

Employment Information:

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Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Salary

$20,103 - $27,357

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Annual Openings (Statewide)

335

Calmar Employment Information

Employers of NICC Alumni

Farm Bureau Federation, Waukon, IA
Fayette Dental Clinic, Fayette, IA
Hofmeyer & Hanson P.C., Fayette, IA
Medicap Pharmacy, Cresco, IA
NICC, Calmar, IA
Wilbur Ford, West Union, IA

Sample Job Titles

Account Manager
Administrative Assistant
Human Resources/Benefits
Support Staff

Peosta Employment Information

Employers of NICC Alumni

American Trust, Dubuque, IA
First National Bank, Plateville, WI
Flexsteel Industries, Inc. Dubuque, IA
Inventory Trading, Peosta, IA
NICC-Town Clock Center, Dubuque, IA
Reynolds & Kenline Law Firm, Dubuque
Rodas Chevrolet, Strawberry Point, IA
Swiss Colony, Peosta, IA

Sample Job Titles

Account Manager
Administrative Assistant
Human Resources/Benefits
Support Staff

Administrative Office Associate

Additional Information:

Contacts

Todd Ecklund
Dean of Business and Computer Science
800.728.7367, ext. 208
ecklundt@nicc.edu