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Continuing Education Certificates

Administrative Assistants comprise one of the largest occupations nationwide.

With jobs in this area in high demand, you can learn to play an important role in managing the day-to-day operations of a business office. Whether in the medical field or an office in another industry, learn to develop the fundamental business and technical skills you’ll need to earn a great income as an administrative professional!

In a series of classes, you can earn a CCBC Administrative Assistant or Medical Office Administrative Assistant Continuing Education Certificate. Job Placement Assistance is available.

Administrative Assistant Career Training Options

Administrative Assistant

In as little as 6 months, you can complete CCBC’s Administrative Assistant program and be ready for the many jobs in all sectors of business and industry.

Total Cost: $1,798 (Tuition $505 Fees: $1,293)
Textbooks may be purchased at the CCBC Catonsville Bookstore.

Location: Online and CCBC Catonsville

Administrative Assistant Certificate Course Content

Administrative Office Procedures

Learn office procedures such as filing, mail handling, and preparing budgets. Learn stress management strategies and the importance of workplace ethics and effective communication in diverse environments.

Computer Applications for the Workplace

Using a Microsoft Windows environment, learn Microsoft Word and Excel workplace skills.

Effective Business Writing

Learn the secret to developing powerful written documents that immediately draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue until your very last, well-chosen word.

Professional Development Series

Learn job-seeker skills such as resume writing and job search techniques.

Grammar Refresher

Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. Explore the basics of English grammar including sentence structure and punctuation as well as the concepts of logic and clarity. Reacquaint yourself with old, forgotten rules, meet some new ones, and discover your own grammatical strengths.

Keyboarding and Applications

Develop alphabetic and numeric keyboarding skills and improve typing speed and accuracy through the use of a well-defined goal structure with drill work. Learn the basic techniques in centering, letter placement, simple tabulations, and preparation of reports and manuscripts plus how to use proper correction techniques to produce mailable documents.