Office Administration - General - 380
- Gain the office training that companies are looking for in just two semesters.
What you'll learn
Become skilled in the performance of essential office tasks such as digital content creation with Microsoft Office, document preparation, and keyboarding.
Basic understanding of financial concepts and accounting.
Explore a variety of digital techniques for research and communication.
Developing soft skills such as customer service, human relations, effective problem solving, and delivering presentations.
1 academic year (period of 8 months)
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Domestic and International student admission requirements
- OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
- Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
- Basic computer and keyboarding skills recommended
Language Requirements for International Students:
- See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Options are available for mature applicants.
Tuition and Fees
2021 - 2022 Domestic Tuition and Fees
|Description||Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Compulsory Ancillary Fees||$831.02||$712.05|
|Compulsory Program Fees||$0.00||$0.00|
|Total Domestic Charges Per Semester||$2,185.06||$2,066.09|
|Total 1st Year Fees||$4,251.15|
Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.
Please note that textbooks are an additional cost.
- Awards: Scholarships and Bursaries
- OSAP Eligible. Learn about Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).
- Full Cost Breakdown
2021 - 2022 International Tuition and Fees
|Description||Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee||$8,095.00||$8,095.00|
|Program Compulsory Fees||$0.00||$0.00|
|International Tax Recovery||$450.00||$375.00|
|Total International Per Semester||$8,545.00||$8,470.00|
|Total 1st Year Fees||$17,015.00|
- International Scholarships and Bursaries
- OSAP not eligible for International Students
- Full Cost Breakdown
If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.
Course Overview & Descriptions
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How you'll gain skills
- Develop career-enhancing skills by learning current business software in our computer labs.
- Gaining hands-on experience working in The Office working with documents used throughout the College, making existing documents more accessible for everyone.
Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.
Your future career options
- Administrative Assistant
- Customer Service Representative
- Office Administrator
Where you could work includes:
- Insurance Agencies
- Educational Institutions
- General Business Services
- Industrial Sectors
- Non-Profit Organizations
Opportunities for grads
- Students have membership opportunities with the Mohawk College Administrative Professionals.
- Graduates have membership opportunities with office administrative professional groups.
Students have membership opportunities with the Mohawk College Association of Administrative Professionals and graduates have membership opportunities with the International Association of Administrative Professionals.
Pathways to Mohawk
If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
Pathways within Mohawk
If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *
We offer a diverse range of programs to further your studies within Mohawk following completion of this program. *
- Office Administration - Legal
- Office Administration - Health Services
- Office Administration - Executive
Upon successful completion of the Office Administration General Certificate, a direct transfer to one of the three Office Administration specialties is sometimes possible. A transfer to the Office Administration Health Services program is not always possible. To avoid disappointment, please consider applying directly to first semester of the Office Administration Health Services program.
This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.
Pathways beyond Mohawk
See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.
Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.
Details about specific software needs will be shared at the beginning of each course.
The Office Administration programs recommend the "Good Specifications" as listed on the Student Tech Support Hardware Specifications page.
Note: We do not recommend using a Mac as the software required in this program is not compatible with their operating system.
Domestic Canadian Students
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Haven’t applied yet and have questions?
Contact our Student Recruitment team for information on programs, how to apply, and more.
Contact our Admissions advisors for help with your application.
Contact International Student Recruitment
Contact our International Student Recruitment team for information on programs, how to apply, and student life.
Toll free phone numbers:
For general questions: 1-888-Mohawk9 (1-888-664-2959)
North China: 10-800-714-2521
South China: 10-800-140-2541