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Administrative Professional (Certificate)

Study administrative and office technology at JCC

The Administrative Professional certificate is a 31-credit hour program designed to provide the student with skills necessary to prepare for immediate employment in today’s technology-enhanced office setting. Training is available for those who have had no office preparation and for students with limited office skills who desire to enhance or update present skills. The program may also offer short-term training and development to those who may be seeking a career change or return to the job market. This certificate provides a basic core of work which may be applied toward the associate degree requirements. Students often combine this certificate with two-year associate degree programs from other areas. The combination enhances employment opportunities.

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Minimum program credit hours: 31

Program Codes
Degree Option
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General Requirements
12 credit hours
ENG 1510: English Composition I3
ENG 1530: English Composition II3
Social Sciences Electives3
Mathematics Electives (college level)3
Core Requirements
16 credit hours
BUS 1360: Keyboarding/Word Processing3
BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals3
BUS 1420: Office Procedures3
BUS 1500: Introduction to Business3
CSC 1560: Computer App Software I4
3 credit hours
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in computer usage and word processing skills.
  2. Recognize and respond effectively to verbal, nonverbal, and written communications.
  3. Recognize the importance of ethical behavior in the workplace.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage records.