Administration & Management

Business and Office Careers

Anoka Technical College offers a wide variety of programs to train individuals in the positions necessary to keep businesses functioning well. 

Administrative Specialist Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, diploma, certificate

Legal Administration Associate of Applied Science (AAS), degree, diploma

Supervisory Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree


In administration and management, there are many types of jobs at all levels, as well as a variety of industries. If you think you are, or think you could be, a strong communicator who is good at leading, organizing and working with a team, and would enjoy solving challenging problems and working with numbers and on a computer, a business-oriented program may be just what you are looking for.

Here are sample careers, growth expected and salaries in the metropolitan area and throughout Minnesota.

 Job Title

Percent Change in Employment 2014-2024 Twin Cities Minnesota
Median Wage per hour (2017)
Administrative Assistant 0.10% $20.24 $18.95
Business Operation Specialist 4.60% $32.25 $30.99
Customer Service Representative 4.30% $18.88 $18.04
First-Line Supervisor 5.20% $29.24 $27.93
General and Operations Manager  4.20% $47.83  $41.34
Human Resources Assistant -2.10% $20.17 $19.60
Human Resources Specialist 2.30% $29.75 $28.56
Legal Secretary -6.30% $27.23 $25.05
Legal Support Worker 1.69% $26.35 $14.00
Office Clerk, General 0.60% $17.57 $16.85
Proofreader and Copy Marker 3.60% $15.79 $17.85
Sales Manager 2.00% $60.21 $56.53
Sales Representative  3.90% $27.83  $26.70 

Source: Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) and Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS).


Anoka Technical College Business, Management and Administration instructors are experts in their fields who are committed to providing high-quality, hands-on, skill-based education to their students.

Faculty members are called on by local industry experts and businesses to provide expert insights and to recommend students for employment.


“I came back to college full of fear and self-doubt. With encouragement and support from my instructors, I found the courage to excel and strive to accomplish all that I could. ”