Administrative Support, Office Technology,

and Computer Applications - Credit Program

The Administrative Support and Office Technology credit programs are designed for students working or planning to work in office-support positions in business, industry, and government. Typical job titles include administrative assistant, secretary, office assistant, office clerk, and office specialist. For individual Computer Applications courses see the catalog.


All courses earn college credit, and there is a fee for tuition. Financial aid is available. The Business Employment Program provides assistance finding jobs.


Associate in Science Degree in Administrative Support

The two-year Administrative Support program leads to an Associate in Science degree with a major in Administrative Support. Most courses are transferable to a four-year college.


Office Technology Certificate of Achievement

The one-year credit Office Technology program leads to a certificate of achievement. Students who wish to continue at the college may apply the courses toward a degree. Most courses are transferable to a four-year college.



For detailed information about the course requirements, please see the Administrative Support Curriculum and the Office Technology Certificate Curriculum. This print-friendly flyer lists the curriculum for both programs.


Course Descriptions

For detailed course descriptions, please see the Computer Applications and Business English/Business Math sectons in the catalog.


Location of Classes

Classes are offered in the day and evening and are located at the Ocean Campus and the Downtown Campus . In addition, some classes are available online. Please see the class schedule for current semester schedule.


Job Titles and Salaries

For more detailed information about jobs and salaries, please see the Administrative Support FAQs, the Office Technology FAQs, and the Occupational Outlook Handbook.


How to Enroll

It’s easy to start the program. Apply to the college, then register for one or more classes required by the program you select. See the steps to becoming a credit student. Please refer to tuition information for specifics on City College tuition costs.


Applying for a Degree or Certificate

When you have completed all the required classes, fill out a petition for graduation (the Administrative Support program) or a petition for a certificate (the Office Technology program). The petition form is available in Admissions and Records, Conlan Hall, Room 107, and should be submitted at the beginning of the semester that you complete all the requirements. Petitions must submitted by the deadline posted in the Calendar of Instruction.


Program Coordinator

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For more information please email the program coordinator:

Gina Hector
Phone: (415) 452-5927
City College of San Francisco
50 Phelan Avenue C106
San Francisco, CA 94112