OIS: Administrative Assistant

Degree program at Bay College

Administrative assistant calling on phone and taking notes

Why Office Information Systems?

It is always important to continue exploring educational opportunities, and the Office Information Systems program at Bay College offers some rewarding options for students who strive for employment in a professional office setting. In addition to training in technology, software applications, and office procedures, heavy emphasis will also be placed on development of communication, teamwork, and customer service needed on the job.


Why Bay College?

The Office Information Systems Administrative Assistant program at Bay College is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in administrative support roles. The course offerings in Office Information Systems prepare students to work in a variety of medical, as well as general, office settings. To benefit students, all courses in Office Information Systems are offered online or in hybrid format.

Degree Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Office Info Systems/ Administrative Assistant60.00

Beyond Bay College

Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:

  • Medical Transcription
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technology
  • Clerical
  • Executive Administration
  • Office and Administrative Support

Career Opportunities

Students can complete an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Office Information Systems Administrative Assistant and can choose to pursue the following fields:

  • Administrative
  • Management
  • Office Services
  • Data Entry
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Administrative Healthcare
  • Reception

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