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Field of Study: Office Support


Office support programs prepare people to support office managers.



Office support programs include topics such as:

  • Keyboarding skills
  • General business correspondence
  • Office equipment operation

In office support programs, students may be able to specialize in:

  • Banking and financial support
  • Receptionist
  • Business technology

Many career and technical schools offer certificate programs in office support. Most community colleges and 2-year schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in office support. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

Many colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in office support. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.