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Administrative Professional

General Information

The associate of applied science degree with specialization as an administrative professional is designed to provide comprehensive preparation for office employment. The curriculum emphasizes communication skills as well as office applications software usage. Graduates of this program will be prepared for entry-level employment in corporate offices, law firms, medical offices, hospitality industry, educational administrative offices, and administrative departments of state or local governments.

Career Opportunities
The administrative assistant job market is changing rapidly in today’s organizations. Employment of secretaries and administrative assistants is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022. Those with a combination of work experience and computer skills will have the best employment prospects.