Wayne State College
Business Administration - Office Administration Degree

Office Administration Degree Program

About the Office Administration Degree Program

The Office Administration degree program prepares office technology and office administration students to manage today’s technological and business environment. The roles of administrative office managers have expanded to accommodate using not only the latest office technologies, but also the implementation of workplace management and supervision skills. In the Office Administration degree program at Wayne State College, students will have opportunities for retraining, upgrading existing skills, acquiring new skills, and using up-to-date equipment prevalent in modern business offices. The Office Administration degree program offers specialized training for students preparing for career opportunities in office management, administrative secretarial work, word and information processing, records management, and human resource management. With appropriate supplemental educational courses and work experience, students enrolled in the Office Administration concentration will also be prepared for a variety of industry certifications, including Microsoft Office, Certified Records Manager, and Certified Professional Secretary examinations.

Sample Program of Study




99.8% of WSC grads are employed or in grad school

Percent of recent WSC graduates employed or in graduate school
based on the most recent graduate survey

Fast Facts

Degrees offered: B.A. or B.S. in Business Administration/Office Administration

Hours required:
For concentration: 48
General education: 30
To graduate from WSC: 120

Popular minors: Management Information Systems, Speech Communication, Spanish

School: Business and Technology

Department: Business and Economics

Accreditation: International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)

Scholarships and Aid

In addition to having the region’s most affordable tuition, we offer thousands of dollars in scholarships every year. Learn more about scholarships for the Office Administration degree program at Wayne State College.

Our Focus is Results

Wayne State has the keys to your success and offers just what you need to become well prepared for the real world in the Office Administration degree program.

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Skills Learned

  • Proficiency in software applications used in office settings
  • Analysis and technological control of business records
  • Business procedures for secretarial or office management positions
  • Business management and leadership
  • Legal and ethical standards of business
  • Principles of business marketing
  • Presentation and public speaking
  • Oral and written communication
  • Organization and time management


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Possible Careers

  • Administrative assistant
  • Office administrator
  • Office manager
  • Records clerk
  • Executive assistant
  • Legal secretary
  • Human resource specialist
  • Personal assistant
  • Virtual assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Bookkeeper

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  • Businesses and corporations
  • Medical offices
  • Law firms
  • Schools, colleges, and universities
  • Government / federal agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • Banking and financial institutions
  • Real estate companies
  • Accounting firms
  • Non-profit organizations


Learn From the Best

Our faculty are accomplished professionals that have been recognized as experts in their fields. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in the Office Administration degree program.

Outside the Classroom

At Wayne State College, you’ll have opportunities to enhance your education in the Office Administration degree program by participating in clubs, organizations, internships, and more.

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Make a difference in the community while learning skills you can apply toward your future career. Wayne State’s Service-Learning program has received national awards in recognition of outstanding community service, with more than 400 students participating in Service-Learning projects each semester.

Business Student Activities


  • Executive in Residence - Meet corporate pros at this annual event and address real-world concerns, including topics such as business ethics, corporate culture, leadership, and the changing world of business.
  • Study Abroad - Earn credit toward your degree while experiencing exciting global adventures overseas.
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We encourage all students to complete an internship before graduating from the Office Administration degree program. You are not required to complete an internship; however, Career Services is available to help you find internship and employment opportunities if you wish to do so.

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