Business Technology & Service

Administrative Assistant


Graduates completing the Administrative Assistant Program possess skills to enable them to function in the rapidly developing and ever-changing office environment.

Graduates have professional skills to hold positions of responsibility in many areas of the business world.  In addition, these skills are a must for those owning and managing their own business.  These skills include the following:

Communications:  written and oral

Office procedures:  travel, meeting, and event arrangements; filing, mailing, and telephoning skills; record management; and bookkeeping

Computer Skills:  Word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, 10-key, web design, and image editing

The required work experience prior to graduation enhances the transition from the classroom to the real world of work.

Upon completion of the Administrative Assistant program, students will:

  • Perform routine clerical skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications
  • Demonstrate interpersonal, teamwork, leadership, organizational, and decision-making skills
  • Communicate effectively as a writer, listener, and speaker in social and business settings
  • Apply principles of accounting and math in office situations