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RCTC offers various degree options as an Administrative Assistant, Administrative Assistant: Legal Emphasis, a Customer Service Administrative/Specialist and a certificate program as a Software Application Specialist. Administrative Assistant coursework develops office skills, knowledge, and attitudes sought by today’s employers. Extensive training is provided in communications, current software applications, internships, and other office-related technology.
Depending on the program option selected, coursework may include written and oral communications, word processing, machine transcription, human relations, computer voice technology, microcomputer business applications and internships.
Program / Degree Options:
- Administrative Assistant Refresher Certificate (20 credits)
- Administrative Assistant Certificate(27credits)
- Administrative Assistant Diploma (37 credits)
- Administrative Assistant Associate in Applied Science (61 credits)
- Administrative Assistant Associate in Science (60
- Customer Service Administrative Specialist Diploma (33 credits)
- Customer Service Office Assistant Certificate (16 credits)
- Software Applications Specialist Certificate (16 credits)
- Administrative Assistant: Legal Emphasis Certificate (23 credits)
Program Start Date(s):
Students can start coursework any semester. Full-time and part-time schedules are available. All courses in the Administrative Assistant A.S., A.A.S., Administrative Assistant, Customer Service Diploma, Administrative Assistant including Legal and Customer Service Certificate options are available online. Many courses within each of these programs are also offered on campus, too.
Job opportunities for Administrative Assistants may be available in large and small offices including IBM, Mayo Clinic, the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, Non Profit Organizations, public and private educational campuses, manufacturing, law practices and insurance firms to name a few.
Salaries will vary in Minnesota depending upon specialty skills. Average salary is 17.54 in MN Range – $12.25 to $23.06.
Gainful Employment Programs
Gainful employment programs are those “that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
RCTC gainful employment information for Administrative Assistant Certificate; Administrative Assistant Legal Emphasis Certificate; Administrative Assistant Diploma and Administrative Assistant Refresher Certificate:
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Articulations / Accreditations:
For additional information on the most current list of RCTC program articulations see us at: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/articulations
Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Last Updated: October 4, 2013