Program Overview

The Office Administration certificate concentrating on Word Processing is designed for students seeking skills to enter into administrative roles within many types of business’ and organizations. The long-term value gained from earning the formal academic education in word processing may be applied to current and future career aspirations. The need for proficient and accurate administrators who can complete tasks quickly and efficiently will contribute to the success and growth of the company and personal goals.

This certificate program is comprised of courses such as Introduction to Computers, Editing & Formatting Applications, and Speech Recognition, among others. The courses should build on previous knowledge of basic word processing skills, while also introducing students to concepts necessary for entry into the competitive job market. Administrators are now expected to have significant working knowledge of electronic record keeping, data entry, and written and oral communication skills to succeed in the business industry.

Students of Lenoir Community College’s Office Administration certificate program may also use the additional education to become essential professionals in future aspirations of management and leadership within current or new organizations. The formal education earned from the certificate in office administration enhances the necessary skills for organization in the dynamic and evolving workplace of modern corporations. Upon successful completion of the 18 credit hours, students should be able to use their education in administrative positions, aligning company resources and improving communication and productivity.

Graduates could also develop the professional abilities to balance the planning, organizing, staffing, and controlling an organization. Many types of employers seek academically trained individuals in administrative roles to uphold productivity in industries of construction, information technology, the hospitality industry, non-profit and for-profit organizations, human resources, healthcare, and retail sales.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    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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