Program Overview

The Specialty Certificate in Office Administration program at Montgomery County Community College is designed to prepare qualified students for entry-level work or the advancement of their careers in the field of office administration. This program is able to be taken entirely online and can be completed in a year or less, depending on the scheduling and ability of the student.

In order to qualify for this program, applicants must have earned at least 30 hours of college credit. Once they have done so, candidates are able to design their own specialty program in the field of office administration. In order to fully enter and then complete the program, students have to receive final approval from an appropriate dean and have their qualifying college transcripts reviewed.

To complete this program, students must earn 18 credits from six 3-credit courses chosen with the help of a faculty advisor. Unlike most other programs at MCCC, Specialty Certificate programs require no specific courses. Instead, students select courses that reflect their specific career goals as an office administrator or administrative assistant. Depending on the area of interest, graduates of this program may be able to pursue careers as traffic clerks, licensing examiners and inspectors, cargo and freight agents, and court reporters, to name just a few possibilities.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Montgomery County Community College is fully accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

    Requirements

    Applicants must have at least 30 hours of college credit.

    School Overview

    Montgomery County Community College is a public, two-year institution of higher education, with a main campus located in the city of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1964, Montgomery County Community College has grown along with the community to help reach the lifelong learning needs of students as they progress through their academic career.

    Students who earn an associate's degree at Montgomery can expect an easy transfer to numerous public and private colleges and universities in the region. The College also offers certificate programs. Several degrees and certificate programs are offered entirely online.

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