Administrative Assistant Training at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (UTB-TSC)

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Administrative Assistant Training

The administrative assistant program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost 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. UTB-TSC offers a less than one year certificate program in administrative assistant.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male1
Female8

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Hispanic9

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

Upon completion of the Administrative Assistant program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

Salary & Wages

  • Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
    • Total Employment: 330
    • Average Hourly Rate: $21.55
    • Average Annual Salary: $44830

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

Salary & Wages

  • Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $12.61
    • Average Annual Salary: $26220

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,...)

Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville

Brownsville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)

Southern Careers Institute - Harlingen

Harlingen, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C)

South Texas College

McAllen, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (A)
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (A)

Laredo Community College

Laredo, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)

Coastal Bend College

Beeville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

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

Victoria College

Victoria, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

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

Palo Alto College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Administrative Assistant (C,A)
  • General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (C,A)
  • Customer Service Support (C,A)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
89%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,438