With the right skills and a positive attitude, you can be indispensable! As an administrative professional, you will have a variety of responsibilities to help an office run smoothly. You would be a good communicator with excellent computer skills who enjoys working with a variety of people, and willing to take on whatever challenges come your way. In this career, you could be planning events, creating presentations, making basic spreadsheets, formatting business correspondence, or training others on computers or software.
Students learn the latest office technology, develop communication skills, learn database and spreadsheet functions, and are introduced to basic business principles. Field experience is part of the curriculum.
Courses are offered in a convenient online format.
Estimated Program Cost
This program will cost about $9,700* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.
* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
- Living responsibly
- Refining professionalism
- Cultivating passion
- Demonstrate effective workplace communications
- Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
- Perform routine administrative procedures
- Manage administrative projects
- Manage internal and external relationships
- Model professionalism in the workplace
Software and Technology
This program requires specific software and technology to complete classwork. Click here to see the list of items you will need for your courses.
If you do not have access to the items listed for your program, or if the items you have do not meet the requirements, resources may be available. Submit a Student Resource Request using our online form.
Internet access is required to access student accounts from off campus. The Learning Commons can provide information on free, off-campus Wi-Fi spots. Contact them at LearningCommons@westerntc.edu or call 608-785-9198.
For additional specifications, please review Technology and Software Recommendations for Most Classes on Western’s IT Knowledgebase.