Administrative Assistant

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Community and Technical College

Occupational Endorsement

The administrative assistant occupational endorsement may be earned in one semester and represents a large portion of the course work required for the applied business management certificate. Students must complete all courses with a grade of C- or better and satisfactorily complete a two-week practicum at the culmination of training in order to earn the endorsement. This program is open to those who have completed the university application process and are at an appropriate English level for ABUS F170 (as shown by English placement scores). Applicants must be 16 years old to be admitted.

Complete the following admissions requirement:

  • Be at least 16 years old by the first day of the semester in which you are admitted.

Minimum Requirements for Occupational Endorsement: 16 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Occupational Endorsement Requirements
Complete the occupational endorsement requirements.
Program Requirements
ABUS F102AKeyboarding: Touch Typing1
or ABUS F102C Keyboarding: Document Formatting
ABUS F154Human Relations3
ABUS F170Business English3
or ABUS F271 Business Communications
ABUS F182Office Procedures3
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Professional Skills for Job Hunt
Practicum in Applied Business
Microcomputer Word Processing
Microcomputer Spreadsheets
Computer Business Applications