General Office Occupations and Clerical Services Studies is a program that prepares individuals to provide basic administrative support under the supervision of office managers, administrative assistants, secretaries, and other office personnel.
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services Studies majors and degree programs will cover courses in typing, keyboarding, filing, general business correspondence, office equipment operation, and communications skills.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (use the College Search feature and enter "general office" or “clerical services” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in General Office Occupations and Clerical Services Studies?
Working in this field of study may lend you to work in administrative positions and hold a job title of (but not limited to) retail sales worker, HR assistant, bank teller, customer service rep, or accounting clerk.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in General Office Occupations and Clerical Services Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Society of Administrative Professionals
- International Association of Administrative Professionals
Publications/Magazines in General Office Occupations and Clerical Services Studies: