Undergraduate Program

Office Manager Certificate

Program Highlights
  • 2 Semester Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
  • Books Included in Tuition
Office Manager Certificate

In the Office Manager Certificate Program students will learn the language and key concepts of business. Students will explore the role of a manager in the modern workplace with a focus on its day-to-day operations. Additionally, students will be exposed to best practices and ethical behavior.

This certificate includes 24 credit hours within Lakewood University’s Associate of Applied Business in Business Management and can be taken as a stepping stone towards further education.

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Program Outline
What You Receive
Career Outlook
Program Cost
Program Outcomes
  • Discuss societal issues and ethical considerations for attorneys and paralegals
  • Describe what management is (its functions) and explain the role of a manager
  • Describe what human resource management is (its functions) and challenges
  • Analyze motivation theories and the relationship between motivation and performance
  • Define marketing and its role in relation to the organization’s business plan
  • Describe operations in management, designing performance measures and how they are used in decision making
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of accounting principles including the interpretation of the common financial statement
  • Identify an organization’s stakeholders, its ethical issues and define the concept of social responsibility
  • Describe technology trends and specifically how computers are used in the workplace
  • Explore the myths of entrepreneurship and identify types of innovation
  • Demonstrate language fundamentals necessary to communicate effectively with an emphasis on workplace oral and written communication
Program Outline
Office Manager Certificate Requirements

Please find the course requirements for this certificate program listed below:

Semster 1

Introduction to Business

Human Resources

English 101

Interpersonal Communication

Semester 2

Operations Management

Business Ethics

Marketing Principles

Principles of Management

Total Program Credit Hours 24 (Each Course Above 3 Credit Hours Each)
What You Receive
  • Textbooks and/or eBooks
  • A success coach to help you navigate your way to graduation
  • Academic support via text, email, web portal, or phone
  • Mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads
  • Career services for life
Career Outlook

Employment of office managers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Tasks such as managing facilities and preparing for emergencies will remain important in a range of industries

Program Cost
Office Manager Certificate- (2 Semesters)
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Payment Plan – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $5,052.00
(per semester)

Tuition: $5,052.00

Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Library Fee – $100 per degree semester; $250 per vocational program term

Low Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, low interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone or by mail.

Military Education Benefits

We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. That means you can complete your education with little to no out-of-pocket costs.

Tuition Reimbursement

You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.


No one is turned down for the Monthly Payment Plans. However, Lakewood University does perform credit checks for all monthly payment applicants.