Home page

Office Support


Office support programs prepare people to support office managers.

Office support programs include topics such as:


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


Many career and technical schools as well as most community colleges and two-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.

See schools that offer this program.

Related Educational Programs

Related Careers

Careers Directly Related to this Program of Study

Other Careers Related to this Program of Study

Program Admission

You can prepare for this program of study by getting your high school diploma or GED.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

A training program in office support should include topics such as the following:

Things to Know

Office technology changes constantly. Expect to take classes throughout your career to keep your skills up-to-date.


East Side Area

Big Bend Community College

Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla Community College (Clarkston)

King-Snohomish Area

Bellevue College

Edmonds Community College

Everett Community College

Green River College

Highline College

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Orion Industries

Renton Technical College

Seattle Central College

Shoreline Community College

Kitsap Area

Olympic College

Olympic College (Poulsbo Campus)

Spokane Area

Spokane Community College

Spokane Falls Community College

Tacoma Area

Bates Technical College

Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

Pierce College Puyallup

Tacoma Community College

Vancouver Area

Charter College--Vancouver

Clark College

West Side Area

Bellingham Technical College

Centralia College

Grays Harbor College

Lower Columbia College

Peninsula College

Skagit Valley College

South Puget Sound Community College

Whatcom Community College

Yakima Area

GMC Training Institute

Yakima Valley College