Top Schools for Office Management

Read about degree programs in office management, which can help students acquire entry-level computer and people skills. Learn about the training options at three top-notch schools, and find a list of other colleges in the U.S. that offer formal education programs in office management.

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Postsecondary programs in office management can typically be found at community colleges, technical schools and some universities. In general, students learn how to operate a computer, handle customers and supervise employees.

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These four profiled schools award associate or bachelor's degrees in office administration or management. Their top-notch programs provide comprehensive training in the field, helping students build both general office and management skills.

Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN

School Highlight: The university is proud of their dedicated staff and faculty, accreditation from the AACSB International, and their innovative approach to remain as a great business college.

Middle Tennessee State University's College of Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management program that prepares graduates to work in banks and real estate offices, among other settings. In this program, students learn how to hire and supervise employees, perform office functions, reduce costs and simplify work tasks. Also, there are undergraduate degrees in Business Education, Management, and Marketing. Students can enroll in a M.S. in Management.

Morrisville State College in Morrisville, NY

School Highlight: The school offers five hands-on learning facilities.

The school offers an Associate of Applied Science in Office Administration - Office Management program, which allows students to complete many of their courses online. Once enrolled, students learn how to use common computer software and manage staff members. They also participate in an internship during their second year of study.

Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX

School Highlight: Tarleton has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business School programs.

Tarleton State University offers Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in Administrative Systems (Office Management), Human Resource Management, Business Administration, International Business and Management. Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees are available in Administrative Systems, and there is a B.A.A.S. in Business Occupations and B.S.A.S. in Business Administration Emphasis. There is also a M.S. degree in Management and Leadership and in Human Resource Management, in addition to the M.B.A. degree.

Alexandria Technical & Community College in Alexandria, MN

School Highlight: ATCC has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1980.

At Alexandria Technical & Community College, students can earn an Associate of Applied Science in Office Management, an Administrative Assistant Diploma or a Receptionist Certificate. Students in the Office Management A.A.S. program who want to work in law offices in the future can choose a double major in legal administration or paralegal. Students who earn the Administrative Assistant Diploma can apply the credits they earn toward an Office Management A.A.S. degree when they finish, if desired.

Top Office Management Schools

Here are a few more great schools for office management:

  • At Hocking College in Nelsonville, OH, students can study Business Management & Entrepreneurship and earn an A.A.B. in Office Administration.
  • Miami Dade College in Miami, FL, offers a dental office management program.
  • At Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, TN, students can earn an A.S. in Office Management.
  • Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, TN, has a degree advancement agreement with Middle Tennessee State University.

For students who want to advance to management positions in office settings, there are relevant training programs available through both universities and community colleges. They can choose between full degree programs and shorter certificate programs.

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