Program Overview

The Associate of Applied Science with the concentration on Office Administration should prepare students for advanced positions in administrative support roles. The broad degree curriculum is applicable across many types of professional office environments and responds to the increasing demands of employers for formally trained and modern individuals capable of using electronic record keeping in the workplace.

Students earning the AAS degree in Office Administration may use the education to become essential professionals who perform supplemental tasks, alleviating the stresses of common leadership positions. An office administrator may assume many types of responsibilities in order to ensure efficient productivity through integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics.

The formal education earned from the AAS degree in Office Administration may enhance the necessary skills for organization in the evolving workplace of modern corporations. The focused curriculum aims to develop the roles required to improve communication and productivity, within the entire organization. The program is comprised of 73 credit hours and builds on previous experiences while also introducing advanced topics of word processing, payroll accounting, spreadsheet composition, internet research, keyboarding, speech recognition, electronic record management, office management, publication design and business law foundations.

Upon successful completion of the required coursework, students and potential graduates may apply the learned administration concepts in the pursuit of careers in many types of office settings.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Lenoir Community College is a two-year public school located in Kinston, North Carolina. LCC was established in 1958 by the State Board of Legislation. Lenoir Community College is part of the North Carolina Community College System. The school serves nearly 850,000 citizens annually through its primary service area, which includes Lenoir, Greene, and Jones counties.

    Lenoir Community College offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. The College offers many certificates and diploma options requiring less than two years for completion. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, weekend, and in online format. Distance Education courses carry the same academic credit and rigor as traditional on-campus classes and follow the same semester start and end times. Online courses can be hybrid, web-assisted, internet-based, or video courses.


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