Administrative Assistant

Please Note: The Administrative Assisting Certificate is currently under a curriculum and workforce alignment review.  During the review process we are accepting applications for general admission but not accepting new applications to the Administrative Assisting Certificate program. Please check back again for updates and thank you for your interest in the Administrative Assisting Certificate.

Administrative Assisting Certificate

Administrative Assistants manage the important clerical office tasks inside virtually every business or organization. In this program, you will learn skills that make you a valuable asset to the team in:

  • Managing accounts
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Organizing files
  • Preparing documents and presentations
  • Supporting staff

Upon completion of the certificate, you will be ready to begin a career in an administrative assistant position and be recognized as a professional team member.

Preparation for One Career, Opportunities for Many More

An Administrative Assistant Certificate prepares you to get your foot in the door. From there, you can branch out. MWCC’s program offers a variety of courses for an office setting:

  • Communication for Business and Industry
  • Spreadsheet Applications
  • Accounting
  • Database Management

Salary for Administrative Assistants

Full-time Administrative Assistants can make between $37,000 – $46,000 annually*

Get Your Hands on a `Hands-On Experience’

Near the completion of your education, you will get the opportunity to go out into the field and participate in an Externship. For just 8 hours of field work per week through the semester, you will gain a lifetime of knowledge and a one-of-a-kind experience.

 

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics