List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students at higher education institutions can earn an advanced degree or certification in the specialization of becoming an administrative assistant, secretary or office assistant. The different job titles encompass basically the same profession, and all can be earned with certificate or bachelor degree programs. The modern assistant will provide various types of clerical support to other professionals, senior team members or entire groups of individuals in a business type of enterprise.

The changed role of an assistant or a secretary has seen growth in respect and responsibility with the new age dependency of personal touches in an automated world. A well trained administrative assistant or secretary will be able to contribute expertise in areas of Human Resources, Accounting, Development, Sales and Marketing or Information Technology to name a few. The integral impact an efficient assistant can have on the success of an office is the outcome of performing a multitude of tasks such as:

  • Managing logistics, equipment inventory and storage, in addition to sourcing for suppliers and submitting invoices.
  • Coordinating between departments for proper communication.
  • Scheduling and coordinating meetings, interviews, events and other similar activities.
  • Sending out and receiving mail and packages, also faxes.
  • Using a word processing program to prepare business correspondence.
  • Managing Files.
  • Performing general office support.
  • Preparing meeting minutes, meeting notes and internal support materials.

Graduates of a certificate or degree program specializing in the professional administrative duties will have the necessary skills to enter the competitive job market. The need for assistants will be in a growing demand as industry and technology expand.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration

Liberty University offers the Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration program entirely online. The certificate program’s curriculum should enhance the student’s expertise ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:

Graduate Certificate in General Business

The Graduate Certificate in General Business program provides a light-weight course of study that is intended to increase the student’s career marketability. The curriculum is designed to st...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    9
  • Credit Type:

Graduate Certificate in Communications and Business Administration

Liberty University’s Graduate Certificate in Communication and Business Administration program is designed to provide students the essential expertise and knowledge for many modern business ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    9
  • Credit Type:

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    5
  • Credit Type:
    Course

MBA Preparatory Program

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
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Graduate Business Foundations Certificate

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    10
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

General Business Certificate

Earn your degree in General Business Certificate from Lone Star College System ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    22
  • Credit Type:

Certificate - General Business

Earn your degree in Certificate - General Business from Mohave Community College...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Certificate in Business

Earn your degree in Certificate in Business from Mount Aloysius College...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:

Applied Business Certificate

Oakton Community College offers an online Applied Business Certificate.  The program requires 29 semester credit hours for successful completion.  All students are required to take Princ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    29
  • Credit Type:

Certificate of Completion in General Business

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in General Business is designed to provide business training for various entry-level positions in business. The courses include an introduction to business conc...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    21
  • Credit Type:

Business Certificate

The 22-credit Business certificate at Riverland Community College meets the needs of those currently employed in the field, those individuals who want to change careers, or those who want to enter...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    22
  • Credit Type:

Business Administration

Business Administration Coming Soon......

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
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Certificate in Business Foundations

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:

Arts Administration Certificate

The University of Florida’s (UF) Graduate level Certificate Program in Art Administration is a course of study that is offered through an entirely online format. This program is accessible through...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    9
  • Credit Type:

Certificate of Completion in Business Essentials

As business is generally considered a constantly growing industry, a certificate of Completion Business Essentials may be a great asset to any student’s resume. Students are required to take...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:

Executive Certificate in Business Administration

The University of Notre Dame offers an online Executive Certificate in Business Administration perfect for business professionals, managers, entrepreneurs and small-business owners looking to expa...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    9
  • Credit Type:

Certificate in Business Administration

California State University in Channel Islands offers students the opportunity to earn a graduate Certificate in Business Administration through an innovative online blended learning format. Stude...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    16
  • Credit Type:

Certificate in Professional Office Administration

CSU in Fullerton offers the Professional Office Administrators certificate, which can be completed entirely through online courses, allowing students the flexibility to earn a valuable education t...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    54
  • Credit Type:

Graduate Certificate in General Administration

The Graduate Certificate in General Administration is 15 to 18 credits and can be completed online in less than one year. This is a very flexible program designed to enhance your critical thinking an...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Supervisor Certificate

Eastfield College offers an online Management Supervisor Certificate designed to train students for entry-level supervisory positions in business-related fields.  All the courses offered thro...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:

Business Certificate

Business Certificate Coming Soon......

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    16
  • Credit Type:

Business Administration - Customer Service

The Business Administration - Customer Service certificate program at Forsyth Technical Community College is a more tailored program for those mainly interested in Customer Service in the business...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    14
  • Credit Type:

Graduate Certificate in Core Business Competencies

New York University - School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) offers an online Graduate Certificate in Core Business Competencies. The advanced studies are designed to sharpen bus...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private nonprofit 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:

Business Administration

Business Administration Coming Soon......

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:

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