Office Support Specialist

This program is not currently enrolling new students. Experience hands-on computer training for the foundation necessary for an entry-level career position in today's office as a receptionist or office support specialist. In addition to keyboarding and hands-on training on computers using the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office applications, students study business math, business English, human relations and customer service, and develop general clerical skills. This program provides a foundation for students in preparing for industry certifications such as MOS®, IC® and OPAC. A cooperative education option or internship may be available.


Enrollment Point: Not currently enrolling new students

Office Support Specialist

Certificate of Completion: 
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73 Credits
Associate of Applied Science: 
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AAS - Transfer: 
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Bachelor of Applied Science: 
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All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Median Salary: 
$28,700
Projected Growth: 
6%
Annual Job Openings: 
81,090

These amounts are based on median entry level wages, they are estimates and are not guarantees. For more information, visit careerinfo.net

Tuition

At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.

Financial Aid

Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.

Scholarships

The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.


All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

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Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

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Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum age: 18 years.
  • Must take the Accuplacer or ASSET test before entering the program or being placed on the pre-registration list.

Admission Recommendations

  • Keyboarding skills 
  • Students with low keyboarding skills may need more time to complete course work.  

Course Information

Course # Course Title Crs
SECY 100 Operating System and Internet 5
SECY 150 Office Suite I 3
SECY 151 Office Suite II 3
SECY 152 Integrated Business Procedures I 6
SECY 153 Integrated Business Procedures II 6
AMATH 166V Integrated Financial Applications 7
SECY 170 Communication with Technology I 2
SECY 171 Communication with Technology II 2
SECY 172 Communication with Technology III 5
SECY 190 Applied Professional Training I 2
SECY 191 Applied Professional Training II 6
SECY 294 Cooperative Work Experience/Internship (optional) (5)
APP 101 Introduction to Windows I 1
APP 102 Introduction to Windows II 1
APP 105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
APP 106 Keyboarding Skillbuilding I 1
APP 107 Keyboarding Skillbuilding II 1
APP 110 Outlook I 1
APP 111  Outlook II 1
APP 115 Word I 1
APP 116 Word II 1
APP 120 Excel I 1
APP 121 Excel II 1
APP 125 Access I 1
APP 126 Access II 1
APP 145 PowerPoint I 1
APP 146 PowerPoint II 1
ENGL 075 Business English 4
ENGL 085 Business Communication 4
HUM 101 Human Relations 3
  Total 73

Program Outcomes

Not currently enrolling new students.


Accreditation

External accreditation is not applicable to this program.

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