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Administrative Assistant


The Administrative Assistant certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of businesses and industries that include:

  • Trade/Transportation/Utilities
  • Education
  • Health Services
  • Leisure and Hospitality
  • Professional and Business Services
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking & Finance
  • Farming


Students will be introduced to general office skills that allow a graduate to develop a skill-set that includes excellent:

  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Written Expression
  • Time Management
  • Problem-Solving
  • Training in the latest technology: Office Software programs that include design/development of spreadsheets. databases, word processing and graphic presentation


Successful graduates of this program will gain a knowledge and understanding of the latest technology trends that include:

  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher
  • Both Windows and MAC latest Operating Systems
  • Collaboration through the use of Cloud Applications/Technology
  • Quickbooks


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First Semester

  • ACC 121 Principles of Accounting I
  • BUS 106 Business Mathematics
  • BUS 114 Keyboarding/Word Processing
  • CGA 101 Introduction to Computer Art
  • ENG 101 English Composition I


Second Semester

  • ACC 250 Computerized Accounting with Quickbooks
  • BUS 102 Introduction to Business
  • CSC 115 Computer Applications
  • ENG 122 Business and Occupational Writing
  • ENG 202 Introduction to Speech Communication