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Administrative Assistant Training at Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001040
  • Phone: (256) 395-2211

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Administrative Assistant Training

The administrative assistant program at Southern Union State Community 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 Alabama 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. Southern Union State Community College has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate3
    Less Than Two-Year Award0
    Associate's Degree18

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male0
    Female21

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Black13
    White7
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Administrative Assistant program at SUSCC, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

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

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 Alabama

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Central Alabama Community College

Alexander City, AL
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (C,A)
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Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Phenix City, AL
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
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Gadsden State Community College

Gadsden, AL
Type: Community College

68 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (C,A)
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Trenholm State Technical College

Montgomery, AL
Type: Community College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (A)
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Jefferson State Community College

Birmingham, AL
Type: Community College

78 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
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Lawson State Community College - Birmingham Campus

Birmingham, AL
Type: Community College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
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Snead State Community College

Boaz, AL
Type: Community College

40 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
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Northeast Alabama Community College

Rainsville, AL
Type: Community College

36 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (A)
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Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

Hanceville, AL
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (A)
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Bevill State Community College

Jasper, AL
Type: Community College

37 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)