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If you want to make a difference to the way an organisation operates, then a course in business administration will provide you with the right knowledge and skills to provide leadership and direction in the office environment of any industry.

As an executive assistant, your efficiency and organisational skills are invaluable to those you support. Managers rely on your ability to juggle competing priorities and multiple projects, remain organised and be across all contingencies.

You will gain a range of specialist administrative and computer skills, including how to plan and run conferences, manage payroll procedures and create business documents. You can also gain skills specific to legal and medical administration.

Some of our courses can be studied online. You can also study a degree program with us or one of our university partners.

A look at the facts...

  • Business administration is a highly versatile career - personal assistants, office managers and administration staff roles can be found within almost every industry.
  • Over the five years to November 2017, the number of job openings for office managers and general clerks is expected to be greater than 50,000 opportunities.


A career in business administration

Possible job roles include:

  • accounts clerk
  • administration manager
  • administrative assistant
  • executive assistant
  • general office manager
  • legal receptionist
  • medical receptionist
  • medical records clerk
  • office administrative assistant
  • receptionist
  • office administrator
  • office manager
  • personal assistant
  • team assistant

Study and career pathways

There is more than one pathway to a successful career, and it may not always be in a straight line.

Our Counselling and Career Services will give you some idea of how the different qualifications fit together and what they mean in the industry.