Administrative Assistant Training at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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Administrative Assistant Training

The administrative assistant program at Palo Alto College prepares students for careers as an administrative assistant, executive assistant, marketing assistant, office manager, or sales assistant. The program focuses on performing the duties of administrative assistants, secretaries, and stenographers. Program courses include: business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer administrative assistant training.

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Students Enrolled in the Administrative Assistant Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Palo Alto College has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate8
Associate's Degree6

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male1
Female13

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic8
White6

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Administrative Assistant program at Palo Alto College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

Description

Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, executive secretaries and administrative assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 4,630
    • Average Hourly Rate: $22.97
    • Average Annual Salary: $47,790

Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

Description

Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.8% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 13,380
    • Average Hourly Rate: $15.25
    • Average Annual Salary: $31,720

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Administrative Assistant Programs in Texas

Administrative Assistant programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • Data Entry Technology (C,A)

Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)

San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • Data Entry Technology (C,A)
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (C,A)

Career Point College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (C)
  • Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services (C)

Coastal Bend College

Beeville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • Data Entry Technology (C,A)
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (C,A)

Capitol City Careers

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)

Southern Careers Institute - Austin

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)

Austin Community College District

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Virginia College - Austin

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • Executive Assistant, Executive Secretary (C,A)

Texas Vocational Schools Inc

Victoria, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)
  • Data Entry Technology (C)

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