Administrative Office Management

A woman in a business suit smiles at her colleagues across a table in an office.

Administrative Office Management

Subject Area: Business, Communications and Marketing

Award: Associate of Applied Science

Minimum Credits: 68

Location: Calmar, Peosta

Entry: Summer, Spring, Fall

Contact email: ecklundt@nicc.edu

Description

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.

Admissions Requirements
  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete ACCUPLACER® admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® 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.
Academic Requirements

View the printable Ed Plan.

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
ACC:115 Intro to Accounting OR 4.0
ACC:152 Financial Accounting 4.0
ADM:297 Certification Preparation 1.0
BUS:185 Business Law I 3.0
* General Education Elective 3.0
* Math/Science Elective 3.0
* Psychology Elective 3.0

 

Term 4
CourseTitleCredits
ACC:162 Payroll Accounting 4.0
ADM:298 Certification Preparation (Excel) 1.0
ADM:936 Occupational Experience 4.0
MGT:102 Principles of Management 4.0
MKT:183 Customer Service Strategies 3.0

*Electives

Communication Elective: COM:723, ENG:105, ENG:106, SPC:112
General Education Elective: Transfer-level ART, ASL, BIO, CHM, CLS, COM:120, COM:145, COM:155, DRA, ECN, ENG:105, ENG:106, ENG:221, ENV, FLS, HIS, HUM, LIT, MAT, MUS, PHI, PHS, PHY, POL, PSY, REL, SOC, SPC
Math/Science Elective: MAT:102, MAT:744, transfer-level: BIO, CHM, ENV, MAT, PHS, PHY
Psychology Elective: PSY:112 recommended

Employment Information

With an average annual income of $17,950 -$38,916 and a projected growth of 16.5%, the career outlook for Administrative Office Management graduates is growing.

Source: Institutional Effectiveness

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

Contacts

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