General Office Associate

Career Certificate

Up your office game

Level up your office skills—from computer basics to the Microsoft Office suite of products—with this 15-hour certificate from College of Lake County. Upon completion, you’re ready to conquer your busy desk with new knowledge and renewed vigor.

What can you do with a General Office Certificate?

You’re a vital member of the team keeping a busy operation moving forward. You can succeed in roles such as:

  • administrative assistant
  • office manager
  • business analyst


  • Career Certificate

    Earn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
  • Program Length: 1 Year

    Full-time students finish in 1 year.

Career Outlook

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Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) is your "go-to person" ready to help you get started at CLC.

Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    AMT 112 3
    AMT 113 3
    AMT 117 3
    • Course Code AMT 112
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code AMT 113
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code AMT 117
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    AMT 114 3
    AMT 115 3
    • Course Code AMT 114
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code AMT 115
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours


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Administrative Management and Technology at CLC

Get the bigger picture

A certificate is just one possible way to study Administrative Management and Technology. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials, and extra options.

View the Administrative Management and Technology program overview

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