The Administrative Assisting diploma program is designed to train Gwinnett College students to seek entry-level positions in the office administration or secretarial field. The Administrative Assisting graduate may work as a secretary, receptionist, executive assistant, or administrative assistant. The externship phase of the program will allow students to apply the skills learned during the classroom training. Gwinnett College graduates of the Administrative Assisting program can transfer all of their credits into our Associate of Science Degree in Business, Computer Information concentration, and complete their degree in three additional quarters.
Administrative assistants, secretaries, receptionists and executive assistants perform routine clerical and administrative duties. They organize files, answer phones, prepare documents, schedule appointments, arrange staff meetings, prepare memos and invoices, edit documents, perform data-entry, maintain databases, greet customers, manage office supplies, perform basic bookkeeping and support office staff. Administrative assistants work in office environments in a wide variety of industries. Executive assistants typically sit outside the office of the executive they support. Receptionist usually sit near the entrance of the office to greet customers as they enter the establishment.
Your Administrative Assisting diploma training program will include the following topics.
- Manual and Computerized Accounting
- Office Administration Skills
- Microsoft Office
- Business Math and English
- Advanced Keyboarding
Gwinnett College offers administrative assisting courses to gain essential skills and training to achieve entry-level positions in this career field. These administrative assisting courses will be the first step in starting a rewarding career as an administrative assistant, secretary, receptionist or executive assistant.
Please refer to the catalog for a listing of all courses in your program of interest.
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