Administrative Assistant CC

Business Department | C.C. Certificate of Completion | One year

Earn an Administrative Assistant certificate at Clackamas Community College and in one year, you can begin work in business and office administration.

Businesses of all kinds need people who know what it takes to keep an office running smoothly. In the Administrative Assistant program at Clackamas Community College learn the skills needed to perform vital office functions like planning meetings, updating and maintaining office policies and acting as the point person for internal and external clients. The Administrative Assistant program focuses on the fundamentals of administrative office support which can then lead into completion of the full Administrative Assistant certificate.

Administrative Assistant CC

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Description and Outcomes

Administrative Assistant Core Requirements

Complete BA-111 or BA-211
  • BA-111
  • General Accounting I
  • 3
  • BA-211
  • Financial Accounting
  • 4
Complete the following Core Requirements
  • BA-131
  • Introduction to Business Computing
  • 4
  • BT-120
  • Personal Keyboarding
  • 2
  • BT-121
  • Data Entry
  • 1
  • BT-122
  • Keyboarding Skillbuilding
  • 2
  • BT-124
  • Business Editing I
  • 3
  • BT-125
  • Business Editing II
  • 3
  • BT-160
  • Word I
  • 3
  • BT-161
  • Word II
  • 3
  • BT-172
  • Introduction to Microsoft Outlook
  • 2
  • BT-216
  • Office Procedures
  • 4

Computation Related Instruction

Complete BA-104
  • BA-104
  • Business Math
  • 3

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-121
  • *WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete BA-285
  • BA-285
  • Human Relations in Business
  • 4

Program Electives

Complete 4 credits of Administrative Assistant Program Electives. This may consist of any Business Administration (BA) or Business Technology (BT) course not included in the Administrative Assistant program.


*This course will be removed from the first term IF the student is required to enroll in FYE-101. WR-121 will be rescheduled in a term conducive to a student’s preference.
Total Credits Required: 45-46

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Becky Fidler


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