Associate in Applied Science in Administrative Professional
Northland Community and Technical College

Program Details

The online Associate in Applied Science in Administrative Professional is available from Northland Community and Technical College for individuals interested in careers as office professionals.  As more businesses rely on Administrative Professionals to coordinate and manage offices effectively and efficiently, the need for graduates of this degree also grows.  With this program students gain the knowledge and skills to begin employment immediately after completion.  The curriculum develops skills in oral and written communication, office technology, time management, decision making, and problem-solving skills while also developing listening and interpersonal skills that are essential for these careers. 

Graduates are prepared to create positive and professional office atmospheres while performing tasks that may include:

  • Planning and scheduling appointments
  • Organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files
  • Managing projects
  • Using mail services, web sites, email, and the telephone to disseminate information


  • High school transcripts/GED
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Accuplacer test scores
    • ACT, MCA, and SAT scores may be used instead of Accuplacer test scores

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission