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Information about Fall 2020 at JCC

Administrative Professional (Certificate)

Earn an Administrative Professional certificate at JCC

Complete the Administrative Professional certificate at Jamestown Community College, and graduate career-ready for immediate employment in an office position. You can finish the certificate in one year, focusing on specialized skill building for today’s office and administrative technologies.

JCC’s certificate program for administrative professional is both for students who have had no office preparation, and for those who want to enhance their current skills. You can also use the certificate for short-term training and development to support a career change or return to the job market. During your studies, you’ll strengthen your ability to solve problems and study core administrative professional skills. You can combine this certificate with two-year associate degree programs for both the Administrative Professional degree and other areas, growing your employment opportunities.

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On campus or online

JCC’s Administrative Professional certificate is available both on campus and online, so you can choose what works best for you.

Personalize your study

You can focus on business or health information technology, based on your interests.

Combine with a degree

The Administrative Professional certificate can build into JCC degrees. Your advisor can help you explore your options.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities include (regional salaries $11-$20/hour):

  • Administrative assistant
  • Clerical assistant
  • Customer service representative
  • Legal assistant
  • Medical secretary
  • Personal assistant
  • Resource secretary
  • Scheduling secretary
  • Secretary/receptionist
Available on
Both campuses


Semester 1

Course Credits

BUS 1360: Keyboarding/Word Processing


BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals


BUS 1500: Introduction to Business


Mathematics Elective


MAT 1500: Problem Solving


ENG 1510: English Composition I

  • Discuss employment opportunities.
  • Visit the Learning Center.

Semester 2

Course Credits

BUS 1420: Office Procedures


CSC 1560: Computer Applications Software I


ENG 1530: English Composition II




BUS 2320: Word Processing Production or

BUS 2550: Marketing or

BUS 2570: Principles of Management or

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior or

HIT 1410: Medical Terminology or

HIT 1420:  Health Data Procedures


Social Sciences Elective


PSY 1510: General Psychology or

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology

  • Discuss employment opportunities when selecting electives.
  • Apply for graduation.
  • Use College Central Network and other resources to begin job search.