Administrative Office Specialist Program
Sheridan Technical College

Program Details

The online Administrative Office Specialist Program from Sheridan Technical College is designed to prepare students for employment as a general office clerk, secretary, or administrative assistant. The program utilizes Microsoft Office 2016 and other software that prepares students for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Industry Certification exam, while exploring the areas of:

  • Emerging office technology and procedures
  • Oral and written communications
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Career research
  • Introductory and advanced keyboarding skills
  • Transcription of documents from dictation
  • Electronic desktop publishing
  • Integrated software applications
  • The development of employment portfolios and job seeking documents


This program requires 1,050 hours for completion. Full time students may complete it in 10 months.

  • Program orientation
  • Basic skills assessment
  • Counselor interview

School Accreditation Statement

Council on Occupational Education