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Office Assistant

Office Assistant

We are not accepting new students into this program.  Please consider the Medical Office Assistant Certificate as an alternative.

Today, organizations generate mountains of information, and word processors play an important role in managing them. Office Support Technicians help organizations keep up with the rapid changes characteristic of the Information Age.

Study Online!

Did you know that the Office Assistant program can be completed online?

  • Office Assistant CERT (100% can be completed online)

Visit our Office of Online Learning for more information!

Why GCC?

GCC's Office Assistant program will prepare you for employment through an introduction to software such as word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and databases. You will develop essential business communication skills and study fundamentals of accounting and office procedures.

GCC's Office Assistant program includes two cooperative work experiences with outside firms to expand your knowledge of real-world business operations.

It is your choice to apply your courses toward the Administrative Assistant degree program or Medical Office Assistant Certificate.

Career Opportunities

After getting your GCC degree, some occupations you may consider are:

Please contact our Career Center for more information.

Transfer Opportunities

GCC has many transfer agreements with 4-year institutions like:

  • Bryant & Stratton
  • Daemen College
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  • Empire State College/SUNY
  • Excelsior College
  • Hartwick College
  • Houghton College
  • Keuka College
  • Medaille College
  • RIT
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • SUNY College at Brockport
  • SUNY College at Geneseo
  • SUNY College at Oswego
  • Utica College
  • Wells College

Please contact our Transfer Center for more information.