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Administrative Assistant Professional Certificate

Develop the skills you need to succeed as an Administrative Assistant. Master software applications for spreadsheets, databases, word-processing, presentations, desktop publishing, and Outlook. Plus learn basic website maintenance, business writing, excellence in service, and social media in the workplace. You will also get the choice of additional training in the specialties of: Human Resources, Legal or Bookkeeping/Payroll.

Successful completion of this program will earn you 3 credit hours of CSC 100: Intro to Computers.


High School diploma or equivalent and Intro to Workplace Computers or equivalent.

Program Includes:

  • Keyboarding
  • Comprehensive Instruction in:
    • Word
    • PowerPoint
    • Excel
    • Access
    • Microsoft Publisher
    • Outlook and Email Etiquette
    • Website Management Overview
    • Business Writing
    • Excellence in Service
    • Social Media for the Workplace
    • Choice of HR, Legal, or Accounting Tools
    • Final Class Project

Class fee: $1595

Tuition Assistance available for Iowa residents who qualify.