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Program Details

Program specifics about earning an Administrative Professional A.A.S. Degree at Northland.

This Administrative Professional A.A.S. degree prepares students for employment as office professionals. Today many businesses rely on Administrative Professionals to coordinate and manage offices efficiently and effectively as well as create a positive office atmosphere. Students will develop skills in oral and written communication, office technology, time management, decision-making and problem-solving skills as well as listening and the interpersonal skills needed to be successful in today’s business environment. The Administrative Professional A.A.S. program helps students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for tomorrow’s job market.

Program Accreditation

Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Program Learner Outcomes

  1. Student will demonstrate professional workplace habits including punctuality, etiquette, dress, attitude, and manners.
  2. Student will utilize appropriate computer software efficiently and accurately to perform office tasks required in a business setting.
  3. Student will use proper keyboarding and machine transcription techniques efficiently and accurately.
  4. Student will demonstrate ergonomic principles and safe practices when using computer technology.
  5. Student will apply standard organizational skills to the management of projects, daily schedules, work priorities, and multiple tasks.
  6. Student will demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills independently or within team situations.
  7. Student will apply the principles of Standard English and vocabulary to written and oral communications.
  8. Student will demonstrate interpersonal skills through effective listening, written and oral communications in diverse situations.
  9. Student will apply current and emerging office technologies efficiently and accurately in a business setting.
  10. Student will record and analyze business transactions and financial documents related to the accounting cycle.
  11. Student will apply information technologies to access, manage, integrate, and create information.
  12. Student will demonstrate professional customer service.

Articulation Agreements

Articulation Agreements are formal agreements between two or more colleges and universities to accept credits in transfer toward a specific academic program. Northland has articulation agreements in place with the following schools:

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