Business & Management
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Office Administration and Management

If you're a great communicator, multi-tasker, and leader, take pride in being well organized, and enjoy the office environment, a degree in Office Administration and Management could be a great fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Office Administration and Management students usually pursue an associate degree (2 years) or bachelor's degree (4 years) in a business or office management program. While a high school diploma combined with strong organizational, decision-making, and communication skills may be enough to land an entry-level job in this industry, an associate or bachelor's degree will give you the educational foundation and resume to excel and land many opportunities.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background and business and/or office experience helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.

Career Opportunities After Earning An Office Administration and Management Degree

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Office Administration and Management include:

  • Office Supervisor
  • Administrative Services Managers
  • Administrative Support Worker
  • Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean salary for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers was $60,130 in 2019 (1) while Administrative Services Managers earned a median salary of $96,940 in 2019. (2)

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.

References

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.

Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.