Be prepared for work in today’s challenging, automated office spaces.
Build skills in communications, administrative procedures, computer applications and accounting, and gain practical experience working in a real-world office.
Office Administration is a full-time program that prepares graduates for positions in the office administration field.
There are two certificates: Accounting Clerk certificate and Administrative Assistant certificate, that provide specialized training for accounting and administrative assistant positions respectively. Extensive training in communications, administrative procedures, computer applications and accounting prepares graduates for employment in today’s automated office. Hands-on learning is emphasized.
Students will work (through a field placement) in a local business or government office for one month during the program. Student learning is assisted through lectures, class discussions, group work, assignments, lab sessions and fieldwork.
- Math 10 (min. 65%) and English 10 (min. 65%); OR
- Mature student status with acceptable scores on College Assessments or the GED® test.
A typing speed of 25 net w.p.m is recommended.
Yukon College recognizes that a greater understanding and awareness of Yukon First Nations history, culture and journey towards self-determination will help to build positive relationships among all Yukon citizens. As a result, you will be required to achieve core competency in knowledge of Yukon First Nations.
For details, visit Yukon First Nations Core Competency.
The Office Administration program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to enter the workforce as accounting clerks and administrative assistants in both the private and public sectors.
Tuition for credit programs is calculated per course credit. See Money Matters for more information.
Some programs and courses have additional fees - see Ancillary Fees.
Yukon College Student Financial Awards
Education is an investment in your future, your family and your community. Yukon College is pleased to support that investment by offering some of the most competitive tuition rates in the country, as well as several Student Financial Awards to help offset your educational and living costs.
There are government programs, scholarships, bursaries, awards and First Nation funding available to financially support you throughout your academic career.