The Administrative Professional Studies Certificate combines strong technical and computer skills with an emphasis on effective writing and communication. The certificate will be especially useful to students with prior office experience who wish to update their skills.
Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be able to prepare a variety of business documents such as correspondence, reports, newsletters, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, using Microsoft Office software; communicate orally and in writing; maintain accounting journals and ledgers; prepare financial data; and manage routine office duties. The student will bring to the administrative office position skills such as professionalism, teamwork, time management, decision making, problem solving, and multitasking. This certificate is directly transferable into the Administrative Professional Studies Option to the A.S. in Business Administration. Students may use their Business Electives to expand their knowledge in the area of business in which they wish to apply their skills.