Betsy Colliander

Program Coordinator

Email: bcolliander@wpcc.edu
Phone: 828.448.6057
Carr Hall, Room 219

Cathy Huffman Oaks


Email: choaks@wpcc.edu
Phone: 828.448.6056
Carr Hall, Room 218

Office Administration

Western Piedmont Community College’s Office Administration program stands as a cornerstone for individuals aspiring to excel in the realm of managing administrative tasks within various organizations. This comprehensive major equips students with a broad spectrum of fundamental skills, encompassing organizational prowess, effective communication, and a keen understanding of essential computer applications. Such a diverse skill set empowers them to adeptly navigate the multifaceted landscape of administrative responsibilities, including tasks such as scheduling, record-keeping, and efficient workflow management.

The Office Administration program at Western Piedmont Community College not only imparts theoretical knowledge but also emphasizes hands-on practical experience. This approach ensures that students are well-prepared to meet the dynamic demands of the modern workplace. Graduates emerge from the program with a competitive edge, poised for successful careers in office management and support roles, where their skills in efficient workflow management and effective communication are highly valued.

Furthermore, this major serves as a springboard for those considering further studies in business and management. The solid foundation provided by Western Piedmont Community College opens doors to a multitude of opportunities for students seeking to advance their education and career prospects. Whether pursuing immediate employment or further academic endeavors, this program equips students with the tools they need to succeed in the ever-evolving world of office administration.

Estimated Tuition

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Programs of Study


The A.A.S. degree is a 2-year, 65 credit-hour program. Students are prepared for employment as administrative office personnel.


This 15-credit hour pathway is for individuals entering, upgrading, or retraining in office occupations.


Students take 12 credit hours of Microsoft Office focused courses to earn a certificate.


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