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Workforce Certificate

Administrative Assistant (Office Supervision) (5653)

You can build a successful career as an administrative assistant, file clerk, general office clerk, or secretary through this well-rounded program. You will acquire broad, transferable skills and a thorough understanding of topics which are essential in office support services: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor, community, as well as health, safety and environmental issues.

Expected Job Growth: Stable

Starting Salary: $22,000

Students enrolled in this program may be required to enroll in basic skills training. This will be determined by their scores on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Students should be advised by the instructor or the program manager before enrolling in courses.


Professional Courses

*VPI 0100 Basic Reading Skills
*VPI 0200 Basic Mathematical Skills
*VPI 0300 Basic Language Skills

OTA 0900 Business Systems and Technology I (150/5)
OTA 0902 Administrative Office Technology I (150/5)
OTA 0903 Business Software Applications I (150/5)
OTA 0036 Digital Publishing (150/5)
OTA 0907 Administrative Office Technology II (150/5)
OTA 0908 Administrative Office Technology III (150/5)
OTA 0909 Business Software Applications II (150/5)

Total Credit Hours: 1,050 contact hours/35 workforce credits

*Students who have satisfactory test scores are not required to take these courses.

Estimated tuition* is $2,000. Estimated cost for books and materials is $500. (*for Florida residents, as of 7/04)


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