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Field of Study: Office Management

Introduction

Office management programs prepare people to supervise and manage the operations and personnel in business offices.

 

Overview

Office management programs include topics such as:

  • Employee supervision
  • Labor relations
  • Scheduling and coordination
  • Equipment and space management
  • Office records management

Schools
Many career and technical schools offer certificate programs in office management. Most community colleges and 2-year schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in office management. 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 management. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.