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Office Management Professional Associate of Applied Science Degree

Location(s): In Person and Online

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Program Overview

Major ID: 384A

Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer

This program will provide training for an office management professional position. Students will be trained in Microsoft Office software Excel, Word, PowerPoint Access, and Outlook. Customer service skills for internal and external customers will be emphasized. Students will learn communication, customer service, teamwork, conflict resolution, negotiation skills and problem solving skills. Events planning and project management skills will also be introduced.

Career Opportunities

  1. Office Management Professional
  2. Administrative Assistant
  3. Customer Service Representative
  4. Office Manager

Program Outcomes

  1. Use technology to complete administrative tasks.
  2. Perform administrative office procedures.
  3. Assess internal and external customer needs.
  4. Evaluate activities of staff, information, and facilities.

Transfer Opportunities

Saint Paul College has transfer agreements & partnerships between many post-secondary institutions. For more information please go to saintpaul.edu/Transfer.

Program Faculty

Alli Esther
alli.esther@saintpaul.edu 651.846.1529

Kimberley Slaker

Part-time/Full-time Options

This program can be completed by using a combination of day, evening and online courses. Part-time and full-time options are available.

Program Requirements

Required Business Core: 16 Credits

Subtotal: 27 Credits

General Education/MnTC Requirements

Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) Course List  for each Goal Area

  • Goal 1: Communication 7 Credits

    ENGL 1711 - Composition 1  4 Credits
    COMM 17XX 3 Credits
  • Goal 3 or Goal 4 4 Credits

    Goal 3: Natural Sciences 4 Credits
    Goal 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning 4 Credits
  • Goal 5: History, Social Science, and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credits

    ECON 1720 - Macroeconomics  3 Credits 
    ECON 1730 - Microeconomics  3 Credits
  • Goal 6: Humanities and Fine Arts 3 Credits

General Education Requirements: 17 Credits

Course Sequence

The following sequence is recommended for a full-time student; however, this sequence is not required. Contact Program Faculty with questions.

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 16

Third Semester

Total Semester Credits: 14

Fourth Semester

Total Semester Credits: 14

Total Program Credits: 60

The mission of the Business Department at Saint Paul College is to sustain the College mission by providing quality, lifelong business education supported by technology for a diverse, metropolitan student population.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Information is subject to change. This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the following minimum program entry requirements: Reading: Score of 250+ or grade of “C” or better in READ 0722  or READ 0724  or EAPP 0900  Writing: Score of 250+ or grade of “C” or better in ENGL 0922  or EAPP 0900  

Arithmetic: Score of 225+

Keyboarding Skills: Minimum of 40 WPM with 3 errors or less or a grade of “C” or better in BTEC 1400 .

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills such as word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet usage or a grade of “C” or better in BTEC 1418 .

Assessment Results and Prerequisites: Students admitted into Saint Paul College programs may need to complete additional courses based on assessment results and course prerequisite requirements. Certain MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have additional prerequisites.

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