Administrative Assistant Certificate (ADMC)
*This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.*
The program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in today's business office. It provides students with the secretarial knowledge and skills for employment in a variety of industries. Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include secretary, administrative assistant and office assistant.
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
- perform clerical and office technology tasks at an intermediate level of competency.
- manage a business environment or work independently in a modern office environment.
- communicate and interact with members of the management team.
- qualify for advanced training in the management field.
- sit for the CPS and/or CAP examination.
- Additional Disclosure Information
|Administrative Assistant Certificate|
|First Semester (fall)|
|AOT 112*||Keyboarding I||1|
|AOT 113 *||Keyboarding II||1|
|AOT 114 *
or AOT 115*
|AOT 206**||Office Procedures||3|
|BUS 209||Business Communications||3|
|BUS 120||Introduction to Business Organization||3|
|CIS 105||Introduction to Computer Science and Applications||3|
|Second Semester (spring)|
|AOT 117*||Keyboarding IV||1.5|
|AOT 118 *
or AOT 116 *
|ACC 160||Principles of Accounting||3|
|IDS 105||Thinking, Problem Solving and Team Building||3|
|Elective+||ACC, AOT, BUS, CIS, PLG, or RES||6 - 7|
*Placement testing is available for AOT 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, and 118 (Keyboarding/Typing sequence).
**Students completing this program online should take AOT 206 in the spring semester.
+Recommended electives include ACC 161 and 262; BUS 241; and RES 101 and 102.
Some courses may be used to build toward an A.A.S. degree in Business Management.
Administrative Assistant Certificate
Approximate Cost of Program
|Books: 2,200||Fees: 510||Tuition: 3,000|
|Books: 2,200||Fees: 780||Tuition: 6,000|
|Out of State|
|Books: 2,200||Fees: 1,050||Tuition: 9,000|
|Books: 2,200||Fees: 780||Tuition: 4,500|
- On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered
- More cost information can be found here: Tuition & Fees
Length of Program
Intended time to complete: 12 months