Office System Assistant

Office Systems Assistant (264)
1 Year (2 Full-Time Semesters)

The office system assistant certificate prepares graduates for full-time employment in a variety of office positions. Upon completion of this certificate occupational objectives include front desk coordinator, information processing specialist, office assistant, office support technician, proofreader/editor, receptionist or records clerk.

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Tuition and Funding Options

Tuition rates for this program are approximately one-third the cost of attending a four-year college or university in Virginia. Compare savings now!

An estimated $15.2 million dollars in grants, loans, work-study and scholarships are awarded to Lord Fairfax Community College students each year. We are committed to using all available funds to help you gain access to a college education.  

Payment plans are offered to break down tuition payments.

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Course List

This is a general list of courses required for this program. For a complete list of courses and requirements view “Program Information”.

College Composition I
Editing/Proofreading Skills
Fundamentals of Reasoning
Introduction to Business
Keyboarding II
Orientation to Virtual Assistant
Professional Development
Records and Database Management
Word Processing I

Program Information

Academic Plan

Gainful Employment

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” The information provided here is the best available to us. We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

Program Requirements

The program prepares the student to fill clerical and word processing positions and provides fundamental knowledge and skills associated with general office work. The curriculum includes courses in keyboarding, math, business, word processing and business communications. Students who have satisfactorily completed high school courses in keyboarding with a grade of C or better may take word processing courses. (Proof by means of a high school transcript must be on file in the Admissions and Records Office.) Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the graduate will receive a certificate in office systems assistant.

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