Administrative Office Management


Core Courses

  • Introduction to Keyboarding
  • Business English
  • Word Processing
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business College Experience
  • Introduction or Principles of Accounting
  • Keyboarding Skill Development
  • Office Procedures
  • Database/Spreadsheets
  • Legal Terminology
  • Intermediate Computer Business Applications
  • Business Ethics
  • Workplace Professionalism
  • Human Resource Management
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Computer Accounting
  • Electronic Communications
  • Business Law
  • Business Field Experience

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Credits: 62
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

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Graduates find work as administrative professionals in businesses, companies, legal offices, brokerage firms, schools, insurance companies, and financial institutions.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $38,400 $52,700 $59,900
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants $27,600 $39,600 $45,600

Source: 2021 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
CBE Group Waterloo, IA
CUNA Mutual Group Waverly, IA
Dutton Daniels Hines Kalkhoff Cook & Swanson Waterloo, IA
Hawkeye Community College Waterloo, IA
John Deere Waterloo, IA
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
Target Distribution Center Cedar Falls, IA
The VGM Group Waterloo, IA
Veridian Credit Union Waterloo, IA
Waterloo Juvenile Public Defender Office Waterloo, IA
Waterloo Community School District Waterloo, IA

Contact Us

Admissions Email Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor Danielle Jennings Email Danielle Jennings
Schedule an appointment with Danielle Jennings
319-296-2329 ext.1079 Black Hawk Hall 201
Program Advisor Sharon Buss Email Sharon Buss 319-296-2329 ext.1742 Black Hawk Hall 204
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email Cindi Clark 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Robin Galloway Email Robin Galloway 319-296-4292 Tama Hall 110A

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