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Administrative Support Certificate Level II: Administrative SpecialtyCertificate

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First Year

First Semester Courses 12 Credits
POFT 1301 Business English 3
POFT 1329 Beginning Keyboarding 3
ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 9 Credits
POFT 1325 Business Math Using Technology 3
ITSW 1301 Introduction to Word Processing 3
ITSW 1304 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3

Second Year

First Semester Courses 6 Credits
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
Second Semester Courses 6 Credits
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
POFT 2331 Administrative Project Solutions 3
Third Semester Courses 6 Credits
BMGT 1341 Business Ethics 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
Administrative Support Certificate - Administrative Specialty Program Total 39 Credits

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  1. Capstone Course

This certificate can be stacked and earned credits can be applied toward a Administrative Services AAS Degree: Administrative.

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Program Details

Administrative support certificates and the AAS degree provide students with technical skills in just one to four semesters. Skills include time management, human/customer relations, telephone techniques, administrative management, information management, oral and written communications, word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation, document layout, and Internet research.

A wide variety of job opportunities are available to program graduates in many types of offices. Jobs include office assistant, administrative assistant, medical office receptionist, medical secretary, and medical administrative assistant. After a few years in the field, graduates can become an executive assistant, office manager, or office coordinator. Skilled administrative professionals are expected to be in demand in several industries, including education, manufacturing, construction, financial services, employment services, health care and social assistance, local government, and energy production.

Graduation Requirement

The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities, and the degree will transfer in whole to some universities. Through articulation, some students may have earned college credit while in high school. Contact a counselor, division advisor, or faculty member at any college for specific information about articulation and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses

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