Administrative Office Management Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree

Please Note: We are no longer enrolling for this program.

Students in Sullivan’s Administrative Office Management Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree program acquire the skills needed to work in a demanding, fast-paced office environment. The students are presented with Office applications from the Microsoft Office Suite, but are also encouraged to be adaptable to any office product presented to them in an employment setting. Critical thinking is emphasized throughout the program. Attention is given to creating properly formatted business letters, memos, reports, agendas and minutes as well as budgets and charts. Organization skills as well as oral and written communication is a fundamental skill emphasized within this degree program. Students gain an understanding of general business organization and practices. Transcription is also emphasized within this degree.


The Administrative Office Management Associate Degree focuses on teaching:

  • Keyboarding
  • Computer applications including spreadsheet, database, word-processing and presentation software
  • Advanced word processing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Written and Oral communication skills
  • Transcription (legal, medical or administrative, depending on program)
  • Organization and time management
  • Research
  • Records Management
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Management

Sullivan University Office Technology program prepares you to work in today’s fast-paced offices. The coursework is intensive and demands you understand how to use computer applications. Critical thinking is encouraged throughout the degree program. Business basics, including basic accounting and management, are instilled. Sullivan University’s Office Technology program also requires you finish a practicum in which you utilize and demonstrate the skills you gain within the classroom.


92 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours 92
ACT 101Principles of Accounting I4
AOM 105Keyboarding Essentials4
AOM 110*Keyboarding Skill Development4
AOM 120Word Processing I4
AOM 200*Administrative Office Transcription4
AOM 206Desktop Publishing4
AOM 214Administrative Systems and Procedures4
AOM 220Word Processing II4
AOM 250Administrative Office Practicum4
BUS 204Introduction to Business Law and Ethics4
BUS 224Professional Development4
COM 214Public Speaking4
CSC 118Computer Applications I4
CSC 218Computer Applications II4
ECO 201Microeconomics4
ENG 101Composition I4
ENG 102Composition II4
FYE 101Information Literacy4
MGT 114Business Organization and Management4
MGT 274Basic Supervision4
MGT 295Small Business Management4
MTH 101College Mathematics4
General Studies Elective ( 4 Additional Credit Hours)4
Students must choose one additional General Education class from the Humanities/Fine Arts category. This class is in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program. See the Table of Contents to find the complete list of General Education classes and minimum requirements.

*Fort Knox students only, substitute a Natural Science/Mathematics Elective and a Free Elective for AOM 110 and AOM 200.


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