Office Careers


Faculty: Dianne Henline
Adjunct Faculty: Mary Sue Donaldson, Elizabeth Gafford
Contact info
Office Careers Handbook Fall 2014

The Office Careers program offers a number of career options by providing students the opportunity to earn the one-year Level I Certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree in Office Careers.  Most of our students go directly into the workforce in office positions.

A background in Office Careers can be a valuable asset in a number of careers:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist and Information Clerk
  • Legal Office Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Office Clerk, General
  • Executive Secretary
  • Word Processor and Typist
  • Cashier
  • File Clerk
  • Correspondence Clerk
  • Data Entry
  • Billing Cost & Rate Clerk
  • New Accounts Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Municipal Clerk
  • Dental Assistant
  • Insurance Sales
  • Postal Service Clerk
  • Computer Operator

The Office Careers Level I Certificate program consists of 42 semester credit hours of coursework and commonly takes three semesters of study to complete.  The Associate of Applied Science degree program consists of the 42 semester credit hours included in the Level I Certificate program plus 18 additional semester credit hours of academic study as outlined in the degree plan to total 60 semester credit hours.

Location: Business and Computer Technology Building Room 19

Program Coordinator:  Dianne Henline, Associate Professor, 903-823-3063, Dianne.Henline@texarkanacollege.edu

Degrees Offered: Level I Certificates (One-Semester, Two-Semester, and One-Year Certificates); Associate of Applied Science Degree