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    Palo Alto College
   
 
  Aug 25, 2019
 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

Virtual Administrative Assistant Level 1 Certificate


A Virtual Administrative Assistant (VAA) is an independent entrepreneur providing administrative, creative, and/or technical services, utilizing advanced technological modes of communication and data delivery.  The VAA certificate provides opportunities for students to gain entrepreneurial skills, attitudes, technology skills and related knowledge to adapt to providing office services virtually from their home office.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Secretaries & Administrative Assistants, First-Line Supervisors of Office & Administrative Support Workers

Related Awards

Administrative Assistant, A.A.S.  
General Office Level 1 Certificate  
Secretarial Assistant Level 1 Certificate  
Administrative Assistant Level 1 Certificate  
Bill and Account Collector Level 1 Certificate  
Data Entry Technician Level 1 Certificate   

Total Credit Hours Required: 33


NOTES:


*Capstone Course
CIP Code: 52.0401
Major Code: VADA

Milestone Course(s)


*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information


A Virtual Administrative Assistant (VAA) is an independent entrepreneur providing administrative, creative, and/or technical services. Utilizing advanced technologyical modes of communication and data delivery, a professional VAA assists clients in his/her area of expertise from his/her own office on a contractual basis.

The VAA certificate prepares the student to work independently, on a contractual basis for private industry, non-profit organizations, and government offices. This program will provide opportunities for students to gain entrepreneurial skills, attitudes, technology skills and related knowledge to adapt to providing office services vitually from their home office.

Graduates may enter the workforce or may continue their education. After some work experience, individuals may also seek additional training and professional credentials to increase their advancement opportunities. Certificates in various related areas cal also be obtained while working toward a degree.