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Administrative Support Technology Certificate

Program Details

The online Administrative Support Technology Certificate program from Rappahannock Community College is designed to prepare students for full-time employment in an office-related environment in positions such as Administrative Assistant, Clerical Assistant, Data Entry Technician, Receptionist, and Office Clerk. Courses cover a variety of topics including:

  • Word Processing
  • Office Administration
  • ​Information Systems
  • Communication in Management
  • Office Accounting
  • ​Spreadsheet & Presentation Software


First-time distance learning students are required to attend the Distance Learning Orientation at the beginning of the semester.

  • Completed Virginia Placement Test (VPT) English and math test or qualifying multiple measures for placement
  • Official transcripts from any colleges/universities (other than VCCS colleges) if seeking transfer credit
  • Completed VCCS Transfer Evaluation Request Form designating any VCCS college attended if seeking transfer credit

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


Rappahannock Community College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.