Office Administration - Executive Fast-track your career by building skills that are relevant and desirable to any organization. Unique co-op opportunities. Endless possibilities.

General information

Program code
OFEC
Duration
4 Semesters, plus 2 work terms (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Work integrated learning
2 Co-op Work Terms
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie, Owen Sound

Program description

Students focus their learning on acquiring knowledge and skills in administrative-based courses by the use of diverse technology to be able to effectively perform in an executive environment. Students have the opportunity to develop supervisory, leadership, and training skills.

Students in all Office Administration streams enroll in a common first semester. As they gain experience and background, they have course selection options to complement prescribed office administration curriculum and further their interests, skills, and career goals.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program are well qualified for a variety of challenging careers and may gain employment in government, education, corporations (all-sizes), entertainment, telecommunications, manufacturing, banking, and numerous professional services. Graduates may hold positions as administrative, executive or research assistants, customer service representatives, information processing specialists, and software applications specialists, with career paths leading to supervisory or office management roles.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • COMP 1012 - Introduction to Business Documentation (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1048 - Introduction to Keyboarding (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1001 - Office Procedures and Strategies (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1007 - Computer Applications 1 for the Office (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1013 - Advanced Business Documentation (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • MATH 1034 - Office Math Applications (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1003 - Multi-Media Language Processing (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1020 - Computer Applications 2 for the Office (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration. (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2026 - Integrated Office Simulations (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2100 - Social Media and Web Management (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2014 - Bookkeeping for the Office Professional (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2018 - Project Management for the Office Professional (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2019 - Executive Office Procedures (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2027 - Computerized Administrative Simulations (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2015 - Administrative Support and Records Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2020 - Executive Office Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2021 - Financial Management for the Executive Assistant (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration. (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • COOP 1042 - Office Administration - Executive Work Term 1 (occurs after Semester 2) (Semester 4 / 490 hours)
  • COOP 2034 - Office Administration - Executive Work Term 2 (occurs after Semester 4) (Semester 4 / 490 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 4)