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Office Administration - Virtual

Program Start: 30 August 2021
Application Deadline: 23 August 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 32 weeks


Before applying, is the Office Administration Certificate - Virtual Program right for you?

  • This new program will be primarily delivered virtually as part of a cohort with our coalition partners at Parkland College
  • Students will take all classes through a computer-based format in their own home with an instructor teaching during scheduled times
  • Students may be requested, or have an opportunity, to attend campus for a variety of reasons, including access to college resources, assessments/evaluations, or access to student supports
  • Students will still receive the same high level of supports offered to all Cumberland College students
  • Classes will be scheduled virtually from 9am – 4pm on Mondays to Fridays.
  • This program is recommended for students who are good independent learners, have a high level of comfort and ability with technology, reliable internet service, suitable home work space, and an ability to learn in a virtual environment

If the virtual program isn't right for you, click HERE for information on the blended/hybrid program.

This program provides knowledge and skill development related to the business office environment, with an emphasis on computer applications. Instruction is augmented by projects that will give you a hands-on understanding of the demands and rewards of work in an office setting. You will receive practical and applied training in:

  • Leading software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations
  • E-mail and computer-based scheduling/calendars
  • Meetings participation and minute recording
  • Operation of office equipment
  • Office procedures such as reception, filing, mail and telephone communication
  • Business accounting and the use of automated accounting software


Grade 12
English Language Requirement

Tuition: $4,500*
Books & Supplies: $2,100*
Student Fees: $95
Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.


Sample Job Title
NOC Classification
Earning Potential
Administrative Support
Administrative Officers (1221)
$33,300 - $82,000
Executive Assistant
Executive Assistants (1222)
$50,000 - $85,000
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistants (1241)
$33,200 - $66,700
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