Description - Riverland

Advanced Office Specialist

This program will prepare students for employment as Advanced Administrative Office Professionals. Students will develop technology and critical thinking skills crucial to ensuring organization success. They will learn to provide critical support to organization leaders such as administrators, executives, and managers by keeping current on the 3 T’s: Terminology, Trends, and Technology.  Students will also learn employability and soft skills including customer relations and support.

Students should chose this career pathway and start their educational journey at Riverland Community College.  We have collaborated with local industry partners to create a program that meets their hiring needs.  Currently there are more high wage jobs with benefits available than graduates.

Careers may include:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Desk Operations Specialist
  • Administrative Secretary
  • Executive Assistant
  • Administrative Support Assistant
  • Office Manager

Employment Outlook

Riverland Advanced Office Specialist graduates are well prepared and ready for a variety of positions in an office environment. You can depend on a consistent job market; as there is always a need for employees with a strong understanding of computer applications, business communications, and office procedures to support the management team.

Last Updated: March 18, 2022

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  • Diploma
  • 33 Credits | Two Semesters
  • Location: Albert Lea, 100% Online
  • Offering: Fall, Spring
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