What do Administrative
perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties are
necessary to run and maintain organizations efficiently. They
schedule appointments, give information to callers, organize and
maintain files, fill out forms, and transcribe dictation. As
downsizing occurs in companies, the trend is toward having
secretaries assume more administrative responsibilities.
assistants work closely with executives or administrators. A
similar position is an Executive Secretary. Administrative assistants
many times have the qualifications needed to be an Office manager.
For more career information
about administrative assistants, click on the Helpful
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A Certificate or a
A certificate of completion is
issued after a student completes the required Office Technology
courses. It takes 24-32 hours to complete a certificate program.
Many students choose to
continue with their education to obtain an Associate in Applied
Science degree. This requires about thirty more credit hours and
includes some general education courses. The student is able to
participate in the graduation ceremony and will receive a degree.
Check out the
Requirements" link to the left for a full list of