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  Sep 29, 2023
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Administrative Assistant, A.A.S.

The Administrative Assistant Associate in Applied Science degree program prepares graduates by introducing them to a wide variety of subjects that will prepare them to manage and organize themselves and their workplace environment. The program prepares the student to gain comprehensive skills and assume responsibilities in the workplace. Student will have advanced training with computer technology to prepare for the constantly changing and increasingly automated business environment.

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.

Advisory Committee
Randy Lee, Rackspace
Debra Martinez, Alamo Colleges
Alan McCabe, Frost National Bank
Jackie Trevino, Frost National Bank

Related Degrees and Certificates

Ladder Certificates
General Office Level I Certificate  
Secretarial Assistant Level I Certificate  
Administrative Assistant Level II Certificate 
Additional Awards
Bill and Account Collector Level I Certificate  
Data Entry Technician Level I Certificate  
Virtual Administrative Assistant Level 1 Certificate  

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)

First Year

Second Year


*     Capstone Course
#    Courses not offered at Palo Alto College
CIP Code: 52.0401
Major Code: ADAS