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Administrative Assistant Training at Ball State University (BSU)

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  • Phone: (765) 289-1241

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Administrative Assistant Training

The administrative assistant program at Ball State University 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 Indiana 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. BSU offers an associate's degree program in administrative assistant.

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Students by Race (2010-2011)

American Indian1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Administrative Assistant program at BSU, 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

  • Salary & Wages
    • Muncie, IN
      • Total Employment: 460
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.47
      • Average Annual Salary: $38,420

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
    • Muncie, IN
      • Total Employment: 460
      • Average Hourly Rate: $14.38
      • Average Annual Salary: $29,920

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 Indiana

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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Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN
Type: Community College

33 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Administrative Assistant (A)
  • Data Entry Technology (A)
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (A)