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Office Administrator Programs

Master Essential Skills for Professional Success

Office administrators play a crucial role in the smooth operation of an office environment. They handle essential clerical and administrative tasks, including drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, and managing both paper and electronic files. Additionally, they provide information to callers and ensure effective communication within the organization.
Often, office administrators are responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating various administrative services within the organization. This may include overseeing facilities planning, maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a standard requirement across most growing professional industries, highlighting the importance of technological skills in this role.

What Our Students Are Saying

Career Development Solutions is perfect for the working professional. The course schedules can be tailored to meet your needs. The staff is courteous and professional and they are ready to help facilitate student success.
Career Development Solutions is so wonderful. I couldn’t have gotten the training done without the online classes, materials, and teachers, who have a lot of experience so they can answer your questions right away.
The Career Development Solutions courses have been great so far and I am looking forward to my next one. They provide us with good examples and great instructors that have a deep understanding of what they are teaching as well as some serious firsthand experience with the course subject matter. It's allowed me to get a better understanding of what I am dealing with here at work on a day-to-day basis.
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    Growing and In-Demand Careers

    • Office Clerk
    • Administrative & Executive Assistant
    • Office & Administrative Support
    • Administrative Services Manager
    • Education Administrator
    • Customer Service
    • Operations Specialist
    • Account Coordinator and Sales
    • Operations and General Manager
  • Office Administrator

    The Office Administrator Certificate Program gives students the foundation they need to begin a career performing general office duties. This program includes training in the four most used Microsoft Office Programs: Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

    Students will also be trained in essential Business Skills to help them be effective and efficient in a professional work environment.

  • Business Skills

    The Business Skills Program is a combination of globally recognized Microsoft Office applications along with valuable Business Skills courses. The MOS credential validates the skills that individuals and organizations depend on. Students who successfully complete the program by passing a certification exam prove that they meet globally recognized performance standards and can work productively and efficiently.

  • Microsoft Office Specialist w/Business Skills​

    The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) with an emphasis on Business Skills credential is a globally recognized standard that validates skills with using the Microsoft Office system that individuals and organizations depend on.

    Candidates who successfully complete the program by passing a certification exam prove that they meet globally recognized performance standards and can work productively and efficiently.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist

    The Microsoft Office Specialist certification program is the only comprehensive performance-based certification program approved by Microsoft to validate desktop computer skills in the Microsoft Office desktop productivity programs. The MOS program meets the demand for “job-ready” people in the global workplace.

Visit our overview of some funding options that may be available to you for career training!

Programs differ by location. Contact us to learn about programs in your area.

Additional Resources

10 Top Soft Skills to Learn in Business Skills Training

10 Top Soft Skills to Learn

In today’s competitive industry, technical skills alone aren’t enough to guarantee success. Employers are increasingly recognizing the importance of soft skills—personal attributes that enable individuals to work harmoniously with others and navigate the complexities of the modern workplace. Business skills training has become invaluable in helping professionals develop these essential soft skills.

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Introduction to Computers

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Want or need to learn basic computer skills? Career Development Solutions offers a 90-minute “Intro to Computers” training session one Friday per month at 9:00 AM PT. There are 2 options to watch:

ONLINE – You can watch this Zoom training on your phone, tablet, or computer.

MEET & GREET – Available at select locations, come meet an Education Advisor at our center and we will help you watch the webinar on one of our computers.

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