The Certificate in Business Office Administration program is designed to provide students with knowledge of office administrative functions, including business communication, business law, word processing and data entry, basic accounting, and report preparation.
Students will be introduced to modern training programs such as Microsoft Office software, accounting applications, and multi-media design. The program also provides exposure to topics such as accounting and business fundamentals, leadership, project management, and managerial communications.
Principles of Business Law
Word Processing and Data Entry
ACICS Show-Cause Status: Anchorage & Wasilla Only
Notice to students and prospective students: The Certificate in Business Office Administration program at Charter College, Anchorage and Wasilla, has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), due to material noncompliance with its placement rate standard of 60%. The Certificate in Medical Assistant program at Charter College, Anchorage and Wasilla, has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, ACICS, due to material noncompliance with its retention rate standard of 60%.
Charter College, Anchorage, is a branch campus which includes the learning site in Wasilla. The retention and placement percentages reported above are at the program-level for the 2015-2016 Campus Accountability Report (CAR) which is available here under “Retention, Placement, and Licensure Rates”. For the 2015-2016 CAR, the Certificate in Business Office Administration placement rate was 52% and the Certificate in Medical Assistant program retention rate was 59% (later revised to 58%). The College filed a 2016-2017 Mid-Year CAR, including supporting documentation, with ACICS in March 2017; that report shows a placement rate in Business Office Administration of 44% and a retention rate in Medical Assistant of 71%. The mid-year CAR was updated, supported with documentation, and filed again with ACICS in late March 2017. The College stands firmly behind the sustainability of both programs, in our student’s ability to successfully complete programs, and seek employment in the field.
Fast Track: 10 Months
Charter College offers an accelerated and flexible year-round schedule that helps you to graduate quickly. Classes enrolling now.
This program is offered in the blended modality at the Charter College Wasilla campus and online through Charter College Anchorage for other Alaskan students. It is offered in the blended modality at Charter College Yakima and online through Charter College Vancouver for all other Charter College campuses.