Department ChairMary McMahonAcademic Building, 250I719-549-3258Mary.McMahon@pueblocc.edu
Fremont CampusEric Ingmire 719-296-6105 Eric.Ingmire@pueblocc.edu
Southwest Colorado Community CollegePatrick Flores 970-247-2929 (Ext. 7223) Patrick.Flores@pueblocc.edu
There’s incredible room for growth in the field. When you find the right fit your ability to work your way up the ladder may be both challenging and rewarding.
Program Start Term: Fall & Spring
Award: AAS, Certificates
Average Class Size: 20-25
Program Length: 2 Years
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Classroom, Hybrid, & Online
Program Location: Pueblo, Fremont, Durango, Mancos
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Career InformationA degree in office administration prepares you to launch your career in a large corporation or small company at an entry level or mid-level position. A hardworking and dedicated individual can find plenty of opportunities to increase one’s salary and for job advancement in the field. An entry level position can earn $35,000 annual salary depending on the location. Combining a two year degree with experience can open many and diverse career paths.
What Will I LearnThe Office Administration program prepares you for a career as an office professional in a variety of fields and industries. You will master state-of-the-art technology, learn top-notch interpersonal and communication skills, develop strong project management, tracking, and organizing skills, and learn to solve problems creatively. As a student preparing to graduate and enter the workforce there is the opportunity to gain relevant experience through internships.The Office Administration program offers a 2 year AAS degree with three emphasis areas in bookkeeping, medical office, and leadership. Each of these emphasis areas are also certificate programs. There is also a Customer Service Academy Certificate.
Our Experienced FacultyThe faculty and instructors who teach in this program bring to the classroom years of experience from many different industries with expertise in all functions of business. They have a commitment to bring relevant and challenging curriculum that will prepare students to launch their career.
Office administration is a wide field that incorporates many types of positions. From major corporations to independent businesses, every operation needs skilled administrators in order to succeed. In business, day-to-day operations are as important as long-term plans for the future. Office Administrators work in every industry, from one-person businesses to firms with thousands of employees.