Administrative Assistant Training at Pierce College

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Administrative Assistant Training

The administrative assistant program at Pierce 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 California 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. Pierce College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate23
Less Than Two-Year Award6
Associate's Degree3

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male8
Female24

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian6
Black3
Hispanic9
White12
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

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

Executive Secretaries and Executive 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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -5.7% from 2014 to 2024

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, 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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.6% from 2014 to 2024

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 California

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,...)

Los Angeles ORT College - Van Nuys

Van Nuys, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)

Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Los Angeles Mission College

Sylmar, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Los Angeles ORT College - Los Angeles Campus

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)

College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

West Los Angeles College

Culver City, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Glendale Community College

Glendale, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 53 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

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