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Student, Sandra Ortiz

This program is designed to prepare for entry-level employment in the office setting in a variety of industries. Graduates will be prepared to work in private or governmental agencies as office clerks, administrative assistants and other related positions designed to support the business operations of an organization.

Job Title Median Wage Annual Job Openings Expected Growth
Office Clerk MT: $34,010/yr
US: $35,330/yr
MT: 98
US: 317,500
MT: 7.1%
US: -5.0%
Administrative Assistant  MT: $54,810/yr
US: $63,110/yr
MT: 4
US: 42,300
MT: 5.8%
US: 20.4%

The Great Falls College MSU Office Support Program is designed to be flexible. The entire program can be completed online, but students have the option to take classes in a variety of formats.  Small class sizes provide students with the opportunity to develop connections with other students and faculty.  The Office Support program provides students with the necessary technical and communication skills to successfully obtain work in a professional setting.   

Office Support Program Estimated Costs

Figure Out Your Finances

Students seeking federal financial aid (which includes grants and loans) must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which online at As a result of completing a FAFSA, an applicant will receive a federal Student Aid Report (SAR) in the mail or online. An electronic version of the SAR is automatically sent to the schools listed on the FAFSA. To list Great Falls College MSU, use our school code: 009314.

Students applying for financial aid may also be required to provide proper federal income tax information, completed verification materials, and any other information requested by the Financial Aid Office. Students must apply for financial aid annually.

Assistance is available to prospective students applying for financial aid. In addition, financial aid counseling for new students is an integral part of the admissions and orientation process. Once enrolled, students may receive counseling and assistance as needed. For assistance, please call 406-771-4334, or write to the Financial Aid Office, Great Falls College MSU, 2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405, or email

Great Falls College MSU also offers a wide variety of different scholarships to assist you in paying for your college. To view a list of current scholarship offerings, please see our scholarship page.

Office Support Program Requirements

The Certificate of Applied Science degree in Office Support is designed to allow students to work in the field directly after graduation. Those who desire to continue their education in the business field may choose to pursue one of the following associate degrees at Great Falls College MSU:

Graduates of the Office Support program may also pursue a bachelor’s degree in business or accounting at one of the following partner institutions:

Additional information about transferring Great Falls College credits to another institution can be found on our Transfer Opportunities page.


Office Support Program Faculty


Kerry Dolan

Kerry Dolan
Program Director/Faculty

Office: B112
Phone: 406.771.4380

Jessica Boyer

Jessica Boyer

Office: B111