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Office Administration

School of Business and Leadership
sbl@yukoncollege.yk.ca
t. 867.668.8762

Program Description

Office Administration is a full-time program that prepares graduates for positions in the office administration field. There are three certificates: Accounting Clerk certificate, Administrative Assistant certificate and General Office Assistant certificate, that provide specialized training for accounting, administrative assistant and general office positions respectively. Extensive training in communications, administrative procedures, computer applications and accounting prepares graduates for employment in today’s automated office. Hands-on learning is emphasized.

Students will work (through a field placement) in a local business or government office for one month during the program. Student learning is assisted through lectures, class discussions, group work, assignments, lab sessions and fieldwork. Employability is the primary goal. With this goal in mind, the Office Administration program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to enter the workforce as accounting clerks, administrative assistants and general office assistants in both the private and public sectors.

Admission Requirements

  • Math 10 (Applications, Principles, Apprenticeship and Workplace, or Foundations and Pre-Calculus) and English 10 (min. 65%); OR
  • Mature Student Status with acceptable scores on College Assessments or the GED® test

Other Requirements

  • a typing speed of 25 net w.p.m is recommended

Yukon First Nations Core Competency

Yukon College recognizes that a greater understanding and awareness of Yukon First Nations history, culture and journey towards self-determination will help to build positive relationships among all Yukon citizens. As a result, you will be required to achieve core competency in knowledge of Yukon First Nations. For details, please see www.yukoncollege.yk.ca/yfnccr.

Fees

Tuition for credit programs is calculated per course credit. See Tuition and Fees.

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