Office Administration and Technology

A career as an office professional offers many opportunities for advancement. This includes jobs as office managers and positions supervising and training others.

The median annual salary for administrative assistants in 2008 was $29,000 to $40,000 depending on the type of work. Experienced professionals can earn as much as $80,000 to $100,000.

A successful career in office administration begins with an education in the skills you will learn in our degree and certificate programs here at the College of Alameda.

Join an office support team where you will use your knowledge of office procedures, communications, and technology.

Earn an Associate in Arts Degree in Office Administration in as few as four semesters.

Or earn a Certificate of Achievement in Office Administration by completinLynn on computerg 34 units.

Are you interested in the specialized areas of law, medicine or logistics? Earn a Certificate of Proficiency in one of the following areas:

  • Legal Secretaries Studies (9 units)
  • Word Processor (17 units)
  • General Office Clerk (16 units)
  • Office Administration, Logistics Industry (12 units)

Start your path to a successful and fulfilling career by earning a degree or certificate at the College of Alameda.

Gain the skills in technology that will help you secure successful career in office administration.

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  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Access


  • The Internet
  • Computer Hardware
  • Windows Network Administration
  • Database Management

We also offer many other classes to help you secure a position and advance in the ever-expanding world of the modern office.

Get started today! Contact Admissions and Records and find out how to enroll for the upcoming semester.