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Office Receptionist Program Details

This one-semester embedded technical diploma prepares students with basic receptionist skills necessary in today's business office. Those working in this career may be expected to answer the telephone, greet customers, work with basic office equipment, and assist with various administrative support tasks.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to apply their credits to the Office Assistant Technical Diploma program.

Just the Facts

Office Receptionist
14 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program
Less Than One Year

Delivery Method

Program Location
Eau Claire

Start Dates

Estimated Program Cost
Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $3,069

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Additional Information

Non-Traditional Occupation

Executive Assistant Career Pathway  

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Associate Degree

Executive Assistant

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Get a Job

100% of our Office Receptionist graduates get a job in the industry.

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Make More Money

Our recent Office Receptionist graduates reported an average starting salary of $31,260.

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Degrees in Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor projects 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require education beyond high school.


These are a few of the courses you will take in the Office Receptionist program.
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  • Office Procedures
    This course is the first in a series that provides students with the opportunity to develop the general office skills used by business support professionals. Students will develop phone skills, learn how to process mail, handle records, and perform basic bookkeeping tasks.
  • Job Service-Business Support Professional
    This course is the first in a series that explores a broad range of job search techniques including researching opportunities, compiling appropriate information for job applications, creating cover letters and resumes, and preparing for interviews. This course promotes overall understanding of the job search process.
  • Microsoft Office Suite
    The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to Microsoft Office Suite and how it is used in academic, personal, and business environments. The students will become familiar with the Office user interface and use it as they work with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access. Navigate the Office interface by using tabs, ribbons, and groups.


  • Appointment Setter
  • Office Associate
  • Office Manager
  • Receptionist
  • Virtual Assistant

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