• Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 22
  • Academic Planning Guide:


The workplace administrative assistant is a valuable member of the office team who is responsible for a variety of activities that support the day-to-day office operations. Workplace administrative assistants will use current software applications in preparing business documents. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Prerequisite: Basic computer literacy, familiarity with the Internet, college-level reading ability, and proficiency in basic mathematics. CPLT1000 or 20 net words a minute on keyboarding assessment test. All students must pass the Computer Literacy assessment test before registering for these courses.

Career Opportunities

Employment may be found with banks, insurance companies, health care facilities, government agencies, educational institutions, retail industries and various service and manufacturing businesses.

Award Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibit organizational skills.
  • Exhibit detail-oriented skills.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Demon. prof. in word pro., spreadsht., datab. & present. softw.
  • Key at a minimum rate of 35 net words per minute.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic computer operations.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 22 Credits
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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