Administrative Professionals Program


Administrative professionals are the administrative support system throughout the university. They work with a variety of internal and external customers to accomplish the work of the university. Administrative professionals interface with students, parents, co-workers, leaders, administrators, faculty, donors and campus visitors. The Administrative Professionals Program is designed specifically to provide professional development for individuals who serve in an administrative professional role.

You must be in one of the following class codes to enroll in the Administrative Professionals Program: 0328 Advanced Administrative Support Staff, 0338 Administrative Support Contributor, 0340 Administrative Support Supervisor, 0332 Administrative Services Contributor, 0334 Administrative Services Supervisor. There are many positions that fall within these job codes)

Track Completion Information

  • We highly encourage you to work with your supervisor to select a professional development program and the individual courses to take to complete the program. 
  • Although you can work on this track at your own pace, we require completion within 2 years.
  • Courses listed in multiple tracks can only be counted towards the completion of one learning track. You cannot use the same course to meet the course requirements of multiple learning tracks.
  • You may participate in only one training program at a time.  

Participation Expectations:

  1. Four core courses and 12 elective courses are needed to complete this learning track. Both online and classroom courses can be used.
  • Online Courses:                      
    • We recommend that test scores be printed and kept on file in case they are needed. The Learning Management System must show the class as completed in order for credit to be given.
    • Up to 5, approved, online courses can be counted towards your electives.
  • Classroom Courses:
    • Classroom courses can be selected from any Training Services department-sponsored sessions or events that fall into the learning scope of the track selected.  If in doubt, contact Training Services at
    • A course can only be counted one time. All courses used to obtain a certificate of completion cannot be used to complete any other track.
    • Session attendance records will be used for verification purposes. Be sure to sign-in for any session attended.
  1. Once you have completed the specific number of courses, return the track Completion Form to Training Services, 106 Whitehurst or by e-mailing the completion form to
  2. An official Certificate of Achievement will be sent through campus mail. Your supervisor will be notified that you have completed the program.

Ready to get started?  Enroll at http://talent.okstate.eduClick here for a full list of classes and a tracking form.