Administrative Office Professional

Answer the call to a brighter future

Be the backbone of a successful business or organization with the Administrative Office Professional program. Our versatile one-year certificate will have you on your way to a rewarding career where your skills with people, organization and computers will be vital. You’ll gain a solid understanding of routine tasks such as accounting and bookkeeping, office procedures, records management and much more while learning to use the latest industry-standard software.

Administrative Office Professional is right for you if you:

  • have good interpersonal skills
  • are organized and have strong time management skills
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • can work independently or as part of a team.

Practically perfect

Soon enough, you will be ready to impress employers with your skills and knowledge with the hands-on experience offered through our program. You’ll be placed in the centre of it all with 150 hours of practical training in a real office environment. With a virtually 100 per cent employment rate, you’ll find a job you love in no time.

Administrative Office Professional: At-a-Glance
1 Year
September, January
Administrative Office Professional Certificate
Medicine Hat College, SAIT

There is a required practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience. Failure by the student to accept by way of legal contract and abide by these terms and conditions will result in non-completion of the program.

This is a Mobile Learning Program that requires students to supply their own device with required minimum specifications.  Go to for additional information.

Administrative Office Professional - Cost Estimate
2017-18 Academic YearTuitionFeesBooks & Supplies
Year 1$2,768$980$2,547
Year 2Not ApplicableNot ApplicableNot Applicable
• Students in this program are required to purchase their own mobile learning device. Check your letter of admission or contact your program office for details -­- there are minimum requirements.
• Students will be charged a medical/dental benefit fee unless they opt out by demonstrating alternative coverage prior to the end of the first week of class.
• International students are charged three times the tuition fee of their particular program and the same (other) fees as domestic students.
• Costs for supplies may vary considerably depending on what students already have or where they purchased their supplies; cost provided is on the moderately high end.

Contact Us

Program Office:
• 403.320.3213
Office of the Chair:
• 403.320.3202 Ext. 5375
Office of the Dean:
• 403.320.3318

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