Administrative Office Specialist Certificate

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Administrative Office Specialist Certificate


The certificate provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed for entry level positions in today’s offices. Students upon completion of the certificate program have the option of continuing for an AAS degree in Administrative Office Specialist.

For more information, please view our Student Catalog.


Administrative Office Specialist Requirements (33 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCredits
ENG-105   Applied Technical Writing 3
MTH-113   Technical Mathematics II 3
NAV-XXX   Diné Studies Course 3
CMP-101   Introduction to Computers 3
Administrative Office Specialist Core Courses 
Semester ONECredits
ADM-101   Keyboard and Formatting I 3
ADM-113   Office Procedures 3
ADM-115   Records Management 3
SSC-100   College Success Skills 3
Semester TWO 
ADM-111   Keyboard and Formatting II 3
ADM-114   Business Mathematics and Calculators 3
LAW-101   Introduction to Law 3
Total Required Credit Hours33

** Please check course descriptions for the appropriate prerequisites course(s).


Program Advisors
Joann Becenti, Instructor of Business Communications
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Phone:  505.786.4164

B.S., Psychology, Colorado State University
Certificate in Women's Studies, Colorado State University


Phillip Quink, Lecturer of Professional Assistant
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Phone: 505.786.4139

B.A., Business Education, Fort Lewis College


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