The Office Administration Institute will prepare you to start in a variety of fields, including Administrative Assistants, First Line Managers, and Software Application Specialists. You will learn word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics and other communication technologies giving you the skills to move to the top of an organization's must-hire list. The program is technology focused, with math, reading, and writing exercises embedded in class projects.  Through this training you can earn five Microsoft Office Certifications. This Institute will run for four, eight-week terms for a total of 32 weeks of instruction.


Through the Ivy Institute, students will enroll in five 8-week sessions in which they can earn the following certifications:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist - PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Word
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Outlook
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Access


Upon successful completion of the Office Administration Institute, students will earn a Technical Certificate in Office Administration, the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification and up to five Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications.

How to Apply

The Ivy Tech Institute of Technology is a selective program. Applicants need to complete the following steps before being admitted into the Ivy Institute of Technology:

  1. Apply to Ivy Tech Community College and complete the enrollment steps.
  2. Contact the Program Chair.
  3. Complete the Ivy Institute Application and submit it to the person listed at your campus of choice below.


The Ivy Institute Office Administration program is offered at the following campus. If you have questions, click on your campus below for contact information.

Wabash Valley region (Terre Haute campus)
Pam Passen

8000 S Education Dr.
Terre Haute, IN 47802