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Office Management Certificate


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Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter

  • Location
    Online
  • Length
    30 Weeks
  • Tuition Estimate
    $1755 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1125 Total
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • University Course Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Students are accepted on a first applied, first qualified basis. Early application is encouraged.

Application Fee: $25

Students may enter the program through one of the following two ways:

Option A

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. English

One of:

  • English 12 (C)
  • English 12 First Peoples (C)
  • ENG 096 (C)
  • ENG 098 (C)
  • ESL 090 (C)
  • equivalent course
  • assessment

Non-Academic 

OR

Option B

Academic

  • NIC's Applied Business Technology Office Assistant I Certificate
  • one of the following NIC certificates: Administrative Assistant, Computing Accounting Assistant, Legal Administrative Assistant, or Medical Office Assistant

Non-Academic

English Language Requirements

Summary
If English is not your first language, you can either submit TOEFL/IELTS results or complete college-prep English for entry into academic programs.

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

Age Requirement - You must normally be at least 18 years old to attend North Island College. If under 18 years old, you may be admitted:

  • if you have secondary school graduation and will turn 18 years old before the end of the first calendar year of your post-secondary studies; or
  • by special request and discussion with an NIC counsellor.

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

Special Note: The specific admission requirements for North Island programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

Special Note: The specific admission requirements for North Island programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

Transfer credit may be granted and used to meet program admission requirements or program requirements leading to a credential.

NIC will grant credit for formal learning gained at post-secondary institutions if the course objectives and material are equivalent to courses offered at NIC. Only credits, not grades, are transferred.

You must apply for transfer credit and provide official transcripts directly from, or in sealed envelopes, from the sending institution. The Application for Transfer Credit form may be found here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Transfer credit may be granted and used to meet program admission requirements or program requirements leading to a credential.

NIC will grant credit for formal learning gained at post-secondary institutions if the course objectives and material are equivalent to courses offered at NIC. Only credits, not grades, are transferred.

You must apply for transfer credit and provide official transcripts directly from, or in sealed envelopes, from the sending institution. The Application for Transfer Credit form may be found here.

Mature Student

If you are over 18 years old and  also meet citizenship and immigration requirements you will qualify for general admission to NIC. In addition, you must also meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

Special Note: The specific admission requirements for North Island programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

You must normally be at least 18 years old to attend North Island College. If under 18 years old, you may be admitted:
  • if you have secondary school graduation and will turn 18 years old before the end of the first calendar year of your post-secondary studies; or
  • by special request and discussion with an NIC counsellor.

How to Apply

For details on applying to NIC check here.

Block Transfer out of province

All courses in the Administrative Office Management Certificate offer transfer credit towards Athabasca University's Bachelor of Administration Degree. (Athabasca University is a distance education institution operating out of Alberta.) Contact an academic advisor or program personnel for more details.

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