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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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program addresses the areas of servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and business skills in order t...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Business Intelligence

Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Business Intelligence program prepares student for career options which include business analyst, p...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester

Doctor of Business Administration / Management

Grand Canyon University’s Doctor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Management program is designed for those who desire a deeper understanding of business theory and its applicat...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Associate of Arts in Business

Liberty University has designed an online Associate of Arts in Business degree program with busy working professionals in mind.  The Associates degree program gives students the opportunity t...

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

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science Business Administration

Liberty University has designed an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program with busy working professionals in mind.  The bachelor degree program gives students th...

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

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Entrepreneurship

Liberty University has designed an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program with an emphasis on the importance of entrepreneurship in business operations. The Bachelor ...

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

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Finance

Liberty University has designed an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program with an emphasis on the importance of finance in business operations. This program is design...

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

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / International Business

Liberty University has designed an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program with an emphasis on the importance of international business.  The bachelor degree prog...

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

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

BS - Business Administration (ACBSP-accredited)

Capella's Bachelor’s in Business Administration will ensure that you gain the skills required to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.  This degree provides you with the oppor...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

DBA - Accounting

Develop the advanced skills and knowledge to lead organizations, provide high-value consulting services, or educate the next generation of accounting professionals. Capella University's online...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter

DBA - Business Intelligence (ACBSP-accredited)

Capella University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Business Intelligence program prepares you to lead organizational strategies. This curriculum incorporates information-te...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter

DBA - Global Operations and Supply Chain Management (ACBSP-accredited)

Capella University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Supply Chain Management program prepares you to lead global operations. This program, which reflects the major knowledge ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter

DBA - Strategy and Innovation (ACBSP-accredited)

Capella University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Strategy program prepares you to drive innovation and lead strategic results. Through a strong focus on research techniqu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter

BA in Business Administration

Earn your online Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree from the Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University, and increase your project man...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Business Administration

South University offers an online Bachelor of Business Administration degree for those interested in a comprehensive business education with the flexibility to attend classes at any time of day.&n...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, For-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Doctor of Business Administration

Whether you want to lead college business classes or executive board meetings, the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) online degree program at South University can help you prepare for your n...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, For-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    72
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration could help prepare you to pursue the career opportunities you seek. The program’s curriculum combines accounting and microcomputer...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration / Business

If you would like to pursue entry-level positions in many areas of the business world, including accounting and finance, consider this concentration.*  *...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration / Customer Service

If you would like to pursue a career as a customer service representative who serves as a direct point of contact for customers and ensures that they receive an adequate level of service by answer...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration / Entrepreneurship

The objective of the entrepreneurship concentration is to prepare you with the critical knowledge and skills to help you become an entrepreneur.* You will study the process for starting and buildi...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration / Meeting and Event Planning

Choose the meeting and event planning concentration if you are interested in coordinating every detail of meetings and conventions, from the speakers and meeting location to arranging for printed ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Bachelor of Arts in Business / Business Administration

The Bachelor of Arts in business with a concentration in business administration provides a breadth of knowledge and skills needed for managing business operations. These skills include forecastin...

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Associate of Arts in Business Administration

The Associate of Arts in Business Administration provides the student with a basic knowledge of science, technology, and market commercialization. The student will identify and practice functional...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    62
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program prepares the student to use analytical skills in evaluating cultural issues. In addition, the student analyzes theories, principles, and ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    122
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Business Administration / Human Resource Management

A Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management provides students with the specialty skills necessary for work as a human resource manager. Required core curriculum to complete ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

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