Continuing Education provides short-term Career Certificates, IT, Business, and Computer classes in both the traditional and online classroom settings.
Short-term Career Certificates
Most of our short-term career certificates are eligible for tuition assistance through our Education 2 Employment (E2E) program. E2E provides FREE tuition assistance to residents of Iowa to grow their career skills and further their education.
Continuing Education provides this short-term Career Certificate in both traditional and online classroom settings.
*Classes are currently being updated, if you don’t see a specific course call the Continuing Ed office at 712-325-3256
About the Program
Develop the skills you need to succeed as an Administrative and Professional Assistant. You will develop the skills you need to effectively work with standard office software applications for spreadsheets, databases, word processing, presentation programs, and desktop publishing. Textbook included
Program to Include
- Important features and functions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Email Etiquette
- Payroll accounting
- Basic financial accounting
- Business writing
- Introduction to business economics
Career & Salary Information
Administrative Assistants perform routine administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers. New workers start around $26,245. Normal pay is $37,484 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to $52,390.
Some basic computer knowledge is required.