Administrative / Executive Office Professional

Administrative Office Professional
Executive Office Professional

Career/Program Overview

This program will prepare students for employment as 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 in this program will be trained to manage multiple calendars and schedules, provide professional service to all internal and external stakeholders, and research innovative and emerging technologies to maintain an efficient office environment.


Extensive training is provided in communications, current software applications, and other office-related technology.

Emphasis is placed on customer relations, event planning, critical thinking, being proactive, and professionalism.

Program/Degree Options

Administrative Office Professional, Diploma

Executive Office Professional, Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Start Date(s)

Students can start coursework any semester.  Full-time and part-time schedules are available.  All courses in the programs are available online.  A flex-plan option is also available for working adults.

Career Opportunities/Information

Job opportunities may be available in large and small offices in a wide array of industries:

  • Educational Services and Institutions
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Trades and Industry
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Healthcare Institutions

Careers related to Administrative Office Professional are:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Administrative Secretary
  • Executive Assistant
  • Administrative Support Assistant (ASA)
  • Office Manager

Salaries for Administrative Office Professionals will vary in Minnesota depending upon specialty skills and type of industry. Visit CAREERwise Education to research skills, wages, and employment trends.


The Higher Learning Commission accredits Rochester Community and Technical College.

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Gainful Employment

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