Graduate Diploma On Campus

Office Administration - Executive

St. Clair College

24 months
14224 CAD/year
3903 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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This Office Administration - Executive program from St. Clair College targets students who want to develop strong computer and keyboarding abilities. They should enjoy working in a team environment and have excellent interpersonal and critical thinking skills. Good communication skills, both written and oral are also important.


Graduates of this Office Administration - Executive program from St. Clair College have the skills to be executive-level administrative assistants to top-level managers in business or government. Skills include a high level of expertise in keyboarding and computer applications with some accounting. 

Students will learn how to do effective presentations and be well rounded in all office duties. With experience, graduates also are capable of assuming the role of office manager providing leadership to other staff.

Program Highlights

  • Latest computer software for office applications.
  • Curriculum includes Desktop Publishing, Web Page Design, Simply Accounting, Human Resource Management, In-class Simulation Labs, SAM software, Express Scribe machine transcription, oral presentations, Office Suite integration with the Internet, and World Cultures.
  • Students who have successfully completed the 2-year OAE Diploma Program may continue their education towards a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with Davenport University or Walsh College.
  • Work placement could be in a financial institution, social service agency, retail office, government office, or a school setting (elementary, secondary or post-secondary). A major capstone project may be substituted if appropriate placements are not available.
  • These internships allow students to network with possible future employers and gain valuable hands-on experience.

Career Opportunities

This program provides a solid foundation for employment as an office administrator, administrative assistant or office manager. Opportunities exist in a wide range of workplaces including government offices, corporations, financial institutions, schools/colleges/universities, accounting firms, real estate offices, social service agencies, and insurance offices.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Language Fundamentals
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Essential Business Calculations
  • Computer Technology
  • Accounting for the Office Assistant
  • Business for the Office Assistant
  • Business Communications
  • Advanced Word Processing and Documents
  • Keyboarding and Transcription
  • Electronic Spreadsheets and Databases

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of the Office Administration - General with a GPA of 2.0 or better.

General diploma programs admission requirement for international students are as follows:

  • Canada & USA: High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent.
  • British education system: General Certificate of Education showing passes in six (6) academic subjects (including English) at the Ordinary level.
  • Caribbean countries (English): High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent.
  • West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, etc.): WAEC (or NECO) transcript with online verifying scratch card number and PIN required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14224 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14224 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3903 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3903 CAD per year during 24 months.


Living costs for Windsor

1027 - 1640 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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