The new role of administrative assistant is more than filing and answering the telephone. Administrative assistants are also in charge of maintaining the office's efficiency by organizing meetings, tracking paper and electronic files, preparing research reports and overseeing budgets. Employers are seeking out assistants with high potential and critical thinking abilities.
Our program faculty work closely with area industry to maintain a bridge between students and employment opportunities.
GET INVOLVED! Our students are involved with the International Association for Administrative Professionals. Their mission is to enhance the success of career-minded administrative professionals by providing opportunities for growth through education, community building and leadership development.
Secretary and Administrative Assistant
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.
Median salary: $29,100