With today’s evolving technology, the role of the office professional will continue to be of utmost importance. Administrative assistants are increasingly assuming responsibilities once reserved for managerial and high-level staff. The Administrative Assistant program at Arlington Career Institute will provide you with extensive office and business administration skills while incorporating computer knowledge and software applications.
Completion in this program will equip you with the skills to succeed in a variety of entry-level office positions. Positions can include: computer operator, secretary, administrative assistant, data-entry clerk, or customer service representative. Not only are Arlington Career Institute students ready for real-world experiences, our students also enter the workforce with Microsoft Certification.
A typical work setting for an Administrative assistant could include: telecommunications companies, financial institutions, schools, hospitals, medical offices, transportation companies, property management companies, records retrieval/storage companies, oil/gas companies, and more!
In as little as 7 months, this program may be completed, and you will be ready to hit the ground running!
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|Subject||Course Number||Theory Contact / Lab Hours||Quarter Credit Hours|
|Keyboarding I||COA100||10 / 50||3.5|
|Introduction to Computers and Word Processing I||COA101||30 / 40||5|
|Introduction to Computers and Word Processing II||COA102||60 / 10||6.5|
|Computerized Spreadsheet Applications||COA200||20 / 50||4.5|
|Keyboarding II||COA201||10 / 50||3.5|
|Computerized Presentation Software Applications||COA202||57 / 8||5.5|
|Computerized Spreadsheet Applications II||COA203||20 / 50||4.5|
|Microsoft Outlook||COA300||20 / 40||4|
|Career Development||COA301||18 / 2||1.5|
|Proofreading||COA302||55 / 0||5.5|
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