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Office Administration Overview



Does a career in which you work with people, computer systems, and software interest you? Would you like to learn how to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings – schools, government, industry, and small business?

The Office Administration program offers students specific courses to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market.

  1. Statistics from the Bureau of Labor show there is a growing demand for office managers, administrative assistants, and secretaries. The median pay for a these occupations is $37,000.
  2. The most recent computer technology and software programs are taught in the program.
  3. The degree program can be completed in two years.
  4. The diploma program can be completed in one year.


Faculty Quote: “Students graduating from this program have obtained employment in a variety of careers as office managers, administrative assistants, secretaries, and receptionists.”

Employers of OA & OF Alumni

  • Advent Health, Hendersonville
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
  • Banks
  • Buchanan Construction
  • Buncombe County Sheriff's Department
  • Buncombe County School System
  • Dental Office
  • Haywood County School System
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Ken Wilson Ford
  • Goodwill
  • Manufacturing plants

Instructor contact Information:

Gwenn Stinnett, M.Ed, CPC, CPB, CMRS
Instructor, AMST
Administrative & Medical Systems Technology Department
Advisor for: Office Administration & Office Finance




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