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Get the Skills to be an Office Administrative Professional

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Online Office Administration with Social Media training will prepare you for a rewarding administrative career

NEW for Fall 2020! 52-Week Office Administration with Social Media Program

If you’re an organized individual who enjoys working with people, and you’d like to learn more about the world of digital marketing, then Office Administration with Social Media training could be a great fit for you.

During this program, you will get the skills and training you need to start a rewarding career in office administration. You will also learn a variety of social media skills, including social media & digital communications, social media marketing, along with graphic design components using Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Publisher.

This program was created with the needs of small to medium-sized organizations in mind, where administrative duties often require a variety of skills and talents beyond reception and bookkeeping tasks. Small and medium-sized businesses appreciate someone with a wide skillset who can take on responsibilities in multiple areas, and especially value those who can help with social media production and strategy.

It’s essential for every public-facing business or organization to maintain a social media presence as part of their marketing efforts. Having that marketing knowledge on top of other office skills could make you a more attractive candidate and set yourself apart from your competition.

Office Administration Career Opportunities

Successful graduates have found work as:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Executive Assistant
  • Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Bookkeeper
  • Typist
  • Word Processing Specialist
  • Records Clerk
  • Office Assistant

Microsoft Certification – Paid for by CD-ED

Getting familiar with Microsoft Office is a big part of your Office Administration with Social Media training. As you complete each Microsoft Office-based module, you’ll feel fully prepared for the corresponding Microsoft certification test. Plus, you’ll receive a voucher from CD-ED to cover the cost of the exam.

About Distance Education & Learning Online

At CD-ED, you will get all the same college-quality practical training and knowledge, without the strict schedule, costly commute or rigid lesson plans of traditional learning.

But it’s not right for everyone.

Online Learning requires discipline and time management skills. You will be required to devote 20 hours per week to this program.

Office Administration with Social Media Program Curriculum

Duration: 52 Weeks, 1060 Hours

(based on a 20-hour work week, with the exception of the practicum as it is a 40-hour work week)

Weeks Hours Code Module Subject
1-2 40 STU 101 Essentials of Student Success
3-7 95 COC 104 Microsoft Word
8-11 76 MAT 106 Microsoft Excel
12-14 57 COC 301 Microsoft PowerPoint
15-15 19 PUB 101 Microsoft Publisher
16-20 95 COM 300 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
21-21 19 SMM 200 Writing for Social Media
22-25 76 SMM 100 Social Media Marketing
26-26 19 COM 102 Filing
27-33 133 MAT 220 Basic Bookkeeping
34-37 76 MAT 221 QuickBooks
38-46 171 BUS 101 Administrative Procedures
47-50 76 PRO 200 Professionalism & Ethics
51-51 19 OHS 100 Occupational Health & Safety
52-52 40 OPR 100 Practicum (Simulated)
1-52 49 COC 105 Keyboarding (runs concurrently with program)

The best way to see if the Centre for Distance Education is right for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information about career opportunities, our programs, and financial aid options. Get more info now >>

Required for Enrollment: All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent prior to enrollment. For any questions about eligibility, please call 1-866-446-5898 to speak with a knowledgeable CD-ED Admissions Representative.

Online Services & Community Learning

As a CD-ED student, you may be learning at home – but you are far from on your own! Our student website ensures that you’ll never feel alone, with access to course-wide discussions, live chats and a private messaging system that allows you to interact with as many (or as few!) fellow students as you wish. Plus, you will have weekly interaction with your instructors.

  • Convenient Online Learning Platform
  • Instructor Support
  • Online Access to Resources
  • Industry Software & Materials

Is Online Office Administration Training Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about a career in Office Administration with Social Media and to explore whether online distance education is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information or take our online career training readiness quiz!

A helpful CD-ED Admissions Representative will be happy to answer any questions and can help with everything from career paths to financial aid.

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-866-446-5898