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Associate of Applied Science in Administrative Assistant

Program Details

The online Associate of Applied Science in Administrative Assistant degree program from the Community College of Allegheny County provides students with the essential business skills, technology skills, and office administration skills required to seek employment as secretaries or administrative assistants in businesses and medical, legal, educational, governmental, or industrial offices. Courses focus on:

  • ​Conventional office management techniques 
  • ​Essential information technology skills within an office environment
  • ​Using various computer applications to create properly formatted business documents
  • ​Organization of work flow and coordination of office activities

Requirements

This degree program requires 62-65 credits for completion.

  • High school diploma or GED, or 18 years of age with experience equivalent to a GED
  • Placement test

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education