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Professional Studies in Office Administration

Certificate of Achievement

Program Overview

Ready to start learning new skills to help in your current work? Great.

We're ready to help. This program is catered to those who want to do just that. Get the office professional job skills you seek to be an even more valuable employee. 

Delta's program meets you where you are. We work with you to give you the skills to help improve your companies bottomline. We know you're great at what you do. We'll help you be even greater. 

Earning Potential

Interested in a career as an office professional? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings. Duties may also include training and supervising lower-level clerical staff.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Compute, classify and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. You may also check the accuracy of figures, calculations and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

Compile data, compute fees and charges and prepare invoices for billing purposes. Duties include computing costs and calculating rates for goods, services and shipment of goods, as well as posting data and keeping other relevant records. This career may involve use of computer or typewriter, calculator and adding and bookkeeping machines.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

Operate a data entry device, such as a keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may also include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

As businesses continue to evolve and work with increasingly complex technology, the need for advanced training and professional certification becomes more important every day.

If you are already working in an office setting and want to apply new learning to the workplace, the Professional Studies in Office Administration Certificate is for you. It provides an opportunity to upgrade your present skills and acquire new competencies.

Why you should choose Delta

Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

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Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

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Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio

With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.

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95% of our professors have a master’s degree or higher.


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