Online Business Office Administration

Train in Business Office Administration Online

Do you want to start a career in business? Do you want to learn business skills that can lead to career advancement opportunities? Wherever you are on your career path, a Business Office Administration Certificate of Completion or Associate of Science Degree will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to develop into a business professional.

SJVC’s online Business Office Administration program graduates can earn a Certificate of Completion in as few as 8 months or an A.S. Degree in as few as 15 months. Course content is delivered 100 percent online for maximum schedule flexibility and convenience. Students are required to complete a business externship at a local business under the direct supervision of the professional manager. Students are required to turn in completed hours and evaluations, and the grade earned is Pass/Fail. Passing this course is a graduation requirement.

    Learning Outcomes

    All students enrolled in the Business Office Administration program learn core business principles and skills, including business math, communication and management. As students move through the program, they will explore topics including marketing and HR, and learn specialized skills that will benefit them in their careers or as they pursue more education beyond a Certificate or A.S. Degree.

    Some of the skills our students learn:

    • Human resource management
    • Small business management
    • Marketing

    What Can You Do with Training in Business Office Administration?

    Employers look to hire professionals who are familiar with basic business practices and technologies. SJVC’s online Business Office Administration program will prepare you for a wide range of business-related careers thanks to the mixture of foundational curriculum and specialized concentration coursework. Our Business Office Administration program can help you qualify for a career as a:

    • Customer Service Representative
    • Administrative Assistant
    • And more!

    In addition to laying the foundation for entry into a professional career field, earning your Certificate or A.S. Degree also gives you the option to continue your education. With more education comes more opportunities and higher earning potential.

    Start on a Path Toward Career Advancement Today

    Learn important business skills, increase your earning potential and accelerate your professional career with an online Certificate or A.S. Degree in business office administration from SJVC. Call 866-544-7898 to learn more, or fill out the request information form to get started.

    Online Business Office Administration Program Details

    Graduation Requirements

    Students must successfully complete their courses and the Career Services Seminar (CSS100) to graduate. They must also meet a minimum keyboarding speed of 45 net words per minute.

    Accreditation & Approvals

    Institutional Accreditation

    San Joaquin Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at

    Questions or requests to review documents pertaining to accreditation should be directed to:

    Crystal G. VanderTuig, Accreditation Liaison Officer
    San Joaquin Valley College
    3828 West Caldwell Avenue, Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 734-9000

    State Approvals

    SJVC is a private institution and is approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Approval to operate means that SJVC has been found in compliance with the standards set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Title 5, Division 7.5, – Private Postsecondary Education of the California Code of Regulations. As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review this catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. You are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet, which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement.

    A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the Bureau’s internet website (

    View additional State Approvals for SJVC.