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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.
Students acquire administrative knowledge and develop skills in diverse technologies to be able to effectively perform in a variety of executive environments. With an emphasis on international relations, diverse clientele, law and ethics, and procurement standards for industry, students have the opportunity to develop supervisory, leadership, and training skills with global focus.
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.
|Fall 2023||Barrie, Owen Sound|
Tuition and fees
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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/
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 for Prior Learning website for details:
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 both domestic and international 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?
18 Program Courses
2 Communications Courses
2 Program Option Courses
3 General Education Courses
2 Co-op Work Terms
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 1113 – Business Documentation and Text Processing
- OFAD 1001 – Office Procedures and Strategies
- OFAD 1007 – Computer Applications 1 for the Office
- OFAD 1022 – Professional Development and Employability 1
- Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
- Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
Your course delivery method(s)
This program has a hybrid delivery method. Some parts are online and other parts are delivered in person. You’ll need to come to campus for part of your program.
Please note, delivery methods are based on planning for the upcoming semester and are subject to change.
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