Administrative Professional, Continuing Education Certificate
Administrative assistants have a wide range of front-line responsibilities in an organization. Learn the key skills and gain proficiency and knowledge that can help you become a successful professional administrative assistant. These skills can be applied in any industry or organization. Participants will have the opportunity to earn the Professional Administrative Certification of Excellence (PACE certification) as part of the program. This is a blended-format program, with classes are held both in the classroom and online.
Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).
Professional Administrative Certificate of Excellence (PACE Certification). Students will take the PACE exam in class, cost is included in the course price.
American Society of Administrative Professionals. www.asaporg.com
This program is offered in a blended (combination online and in-person classroom/laboratory) format.
Financial Aid and Payment Options
Baltimore County College Promise
Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Maryland Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development
HS Diploma or GED and good computer skills. Recommended typing speed of 40 wpm.
Prior Learning Assessment
This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.
To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application. An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.
Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.
Program Course Sequence
Skills for Success:
Good oral and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, good organizational skills, good problem-solving skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, ability to take direction.
Professional administrative assistants work in a variety of industry sectors, in privately held companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.
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