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Office Administration - GeneralOFFERED ONLINE
Ontario College Certificate

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This program's name and program of study have changed. Students who began the program prior to Fall 2016 would complete the OLD program Office Administration Certificate

Skilled administrative support is vital for success in today’s office environment. This program offers a broad foundation for employment in a wide variety of settings. The workplace role of the Office Administration Certificate graduate is to support the management of an organization by carrying out three key and interdependent functions: organizing work, workspaces, and workplace environments; processing information; and communicating.

Upon completion of the Office Administration Certificate students are eligible to complete the courses towards the Office Administration Diploma

Please view and retain a copy of the current STUDENT HANDBOOK by Clicking Here

The minimum requirements for admission to any post-secondary program is an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or the equivalent, with credits at the college or general level, or mature student status as defined.

Applicants who are 19 years of age on the first day of classes in the year of admission, and who do not have an OSSD, are considered as mature applicants. Such applicants must complete the required subjects for admission. If they lack the required subjects, they may be requested to write a diagnostic test.
NOTE: Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or who do not have permanent residence status are not considered under this clause.

This program is OSAP eligible.

For more information about OSAP and other funding opportunities, please visit Loyalist’s Financial Assistance Office by Clicking Here

COMM 8001 Communications
COMP 8155Introduction to Computers 1
COMP 8535Word Core
COMP 8166Excel Core
MATH 8002Business Math
BUSI 8505Office Technology and Procedures
ACCT 8003 Accounting Basics I
COMP 8522Computer Keyboarding Skills I
COMP 8547Word Expert
BUSI 8185Ethical Issues in Business
MATH 8012Finance and Accounting Math
COMP 8074Presentations and Desktop Publishing
ACCT 8019Computerized Accounting
BUSI 8055Building and Maintaining Customer Relationships
Please note:
This program has changed. Students who began the program prior to Fall 2016 would complete the OLD program Office Administration Certificate
Courses are listed above in the recommended order of completion
Course titles have changed - to view a course equivalency chart click here or email the contact below
Students must obtain a grade of 50% or higher to pass each course
Students must obtain a G.P.A. of 60% or higher to obtain this certificate
Students have seven years to complete the certificate requirements
Courses may not be available every semester while others may have regular monthly intakes
For more information, contact 613-969-1913 or 1-888-569-2547 ext. 2185, distance@loyalistcollege.com

The following courses are currently available and listed in alpha order below by course code.

BUSI 8185

Ethical Issues in Business

COMP 8074

Presentations and Desktop Publishing

BUSI 8055

Building and Maintaining Customer Relationships

MATH 8002

Business Math

COMP 8547

Word Expert

COMP 8522

Computer Keyboarding Skills I

ACCT 8003

Accounting Basics I

BUSI 8505

Office Technology and Procedures

COMP 8535

Word Core

COMM 8001


MATH 8012

Finance and Accounting Math

ACCT 8019

Computerized Accounting

COMP 8166

Excel Core

COMP 8155

Introduction to Computers 1