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Office Professional Jobs: A Desired Skillset

For the most part, you are required to ensure that all clerical work and customer handling is performed to the highest standards of professionalism. You are also usually the first point of contact between clients and businesses, so must be flawless and effective communicators.


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The Business Office Professional Program prepares students for entry-level employment in a variety of settings. Participants in this program can follow a direct academic path beginning with a Basic Certificate, progressing to a Professional Certificate, and then the AAS. 


The Business Office - Professional certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of business and office settings.

The program offers a series of skill-building opportunities with related courses in administrative office procedures and information processing.  The courses are intended to give a broad introduction to the wide-ranging skills needed in this environment; the electives assist the learner in focusing upon their chosen business or industry while adding needed skills specific to their fields.

Short Term Certificates

The Business Office - Basic Certificate is designed to give students foundational skills they need for entry-level clerical, receptionist, and information-sharing positions in a variety of business and office settings.

Additional Program Information

Start at Yavapai College - Finish at the university of your choice

We are dedicated to helping students get started at Yavapai College and transfer into the university program that will fit their goals. Through our transfer partnerships and tools we can help you prepare for your next steps. 

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