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Start your administrative career as an executive assistant

Office Administration – Executive Ontario College Diploma, Co-op program

Fast-track your career by building skills that are relevant and desirable to any organization. Unique co-op opportunities. Endless possibilities.

Program code OFEC
Duration 2 Years
Credential Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Delivery Full-time

Program information

Program description

Students focus their learning on acquiring knowledge and skills in administrative-based courses by the use of diverse technology to be able to effectively perform in an executive environment. Students have the opportunity to develop supervisory, leadership, and training skills.

Students in all Office Administration streams enroll in a common first semester. As they gain experience and background, they have course selection options to complement prescribed office administration curriculum and further their interests, skills, and career goals.

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2021 Barrie, Owen Sound

Tuition and fees

Work integrated learning

This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.

What are the admission requirements for the Office Administration – Executive program?

Office Administration – Executive admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/academic-regulations/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:
www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

What career opportunities can I take in executive office administration?

Your Office Administration – Executive diploma gives you many career opportunities

Graduates of this program are well qualified for a variety of challenging careers and may gain employment in government, education, corporations (all-sizes), entertainment, telecommunications, manufacturing, banking, and numerous professional services. Graduates may hold positions as administrative, executive or research assistants, customer service representatives, information processing specialists, and software applications specialists, with career paths leading to supervisory or office management roles.

What courses are included in the Office Administration – Executive diploma program?

Course overview

17 Program Courses
2 Communications Courses
2 Program Option Courses
3 General Education Courses
2 Co-op Work Terms

Program-specific courses

Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Office Administration – Executive program outline.

  • COMP 1012 – Introduction to Business Documentation
  • COMP 1048 – Introduction to Keyboarding
  • OFAD 1001 – Office Procedures and Strategies
  • OFAD 1007 – Computer Applications 1 for the Office
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.

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