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Office Management - Associate Degree

The Office Management program will provide instruction in advanced office procedures as well as administrative project management, administrative leadership, business principles, and budgeting, in addition to office support skills. Students will be prepared to work in various industries as an office manager, administrative manager, executive assistant, and administrative professional.

Program Code: 101069 New at NWTC
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Area of Study: Business

Take your career to the next level with the Office Management associate degree. You'll pick up skills in accounting, human resources, project management, office technology, event management and more.  

How do you want to learn? Choose from 100% online, web conference, and in-person options. Get started today!

Program Costs & Financial Aid

See costs of tuition, books, and supplies.

This program is fully eligible for financial aid.

Estimates based on in-state residency. Learn more about tuition and fees.

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Follow Your Path

All credits from the following technical diploma(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Office Support Specialist, 311068

All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Customer Support Specialist,611063

Business Software Essentials, 611062

Basic Office Skills, 901034


  • Day
  • Evening
  • Full-time
  • Online
  • Part-time

How do I get started in this program?

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Apply at
  • Submit high school, GED, or HSED transcripts and college transcripts (if applicable) to
  • Tip! Our admission advisors will assist you through every step. Have questions? Connect with NWTC Admissions at or 920-498-5444.

What are my courses?


Students following the study plan below will complete the Office Management Associate Degree in the number of semesters shown.

Total Credits 61
  • Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in English Composition 1 in order to progress.

Program Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively and professionally to customers
  • Manage staff, projects, and business processes
  • Perform financial related tasks
  • Use technology to manage projects and processes
  • Organize operations and procedures

What careers are in my future?


Graduate Employment

with 100% in field


Median Starting Salary

Source: NWTC Graduate Outcome Survey

Employment Potential

A graduate of the program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:

  • Office Manager or Supervisor
  • Executive Assistant
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Front Office Manager
  • Office Coordinator

Employment opportunities with additional education

  • Operation Manager
  • Director of Administration
  • Project Manager

What's next after graduation?

Start here. Finish at a four-year.

NWTC transfer programs are offered through collaborative agreements with our four-year college and university partners. See where your associate degree credits will transfer.

What else do I need to know about the program?


Programs in the College of Business at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. ACBSP's accreditation process follows the Baldrige model. The accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. ACBSP’s student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment. Institutions with programs accredited by ACBSP are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want. ACBSP - World Headquarters 11520 West 119th Street Overland Park, KS 66213 Phone: (913) 339-9356

Industry Credentials

Certifications such as IAAP and Certification for the Administrative Professional may be obtained with additional education. All software courses assist in preparing students for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams.

Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses.

Learn more about upcoming study abroad opportunities.


Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
12 or more credits per term.
Fewer than 12 credits per term.