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Administrative Support

Administrative Support - Certificate

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General College Admission
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If you enjoy working in an office environment and would like to get to work quickly, the Administrative Support certificate program is for you. This curriculum prepares you for entry-level office occupations and is ideal for students who are looking for a program that provides the skills needed for many office positions. 

For more information, contact:
Lou Ann Timmons - (843) 349-5367

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Administrative Support program find that they are highly-sought employees, with skills that qualify them for a number of general office duties, from data entry and transcription to document formatting and light accounting. Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:

  • Banks
  • Education, legal, and medical offices
  • Construction companies
  • Retailers
  • Real estate companies
  • Government agencies

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Office of Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

Program Information

Course Sequence and Progression Requirements:
A minimum grade of "C" or better is required for all AOT and CPT-prefixed courses for progression and graduation. Most Administrative Support courses are offered only once each year, so following the recommended course sequence is extremely important.

First Semester - Fall    
AOT 134 Office Communications 3
AOT 161 Records Management 3
AOT 165 Information Processing Software 3
AOT 239 Computerized Office Accounting 3
  TOTAL 12
Second Semester - Spring    
AOT 110 Document Formatting 3
AOT 234 Admin. Office Communications 3
CPT 119 Computing and Online Learning Fundamentals 3
CPT 278 Computer Software Applications 3
  TOTAL 12

Total Credit Hours