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Professional Development, University Extended Education, California State University, Fullerton

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Professional Office Administration

The Professional Office Administration Certificate promotes skills beyond general office administration that will help administrative professionals enhance their career goals and improve performance outcomes.

An increase in the sophisticated office technology and organizational restructuring has resulted in greater responsibilities for administrative professionals, including roles once reserved for managerial staff. In addition to general office administration, administrative professionals are expected to play an integral role in mastering new office technologies and business operational process in support of a highly effective workplace that meets both internal and external customer needs.

In response to these new responsibilities, there is also an increased demand for additional in-depth knowledge in topics that reinforce the skill sets required in business today. Therefore, as administrative functions become more technologically integrated into the work process, administrative professionals are expected to have more formal education in office administration. The Professional Office Administration Certificate meets that need.

The Professional Office Administration Certificate consists of six required courses totaling 54 hours of lecture and discussion. 5.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded to the certificate graduate.

Non-California Residents

Due to state and federal regulations, non-California residents may only enroll in CSUF online courses when their state has authorized CSUF as a provider. Click here for more information.

It is recommended that participants who reside outside of United States and whose first language is not English must possess English language proficiency equivalent to a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper), 80 (iBT) or IELTS score of 6.5.

It is the participant’s responsibility to demonstrate English language proficiency necessary to fully participate in the class lectures and discussions.

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Gain a great overview of basic business skills in these six online courses.

Mimi Lawson

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