May 25, 2020
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
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
CIP Code: 52.0401
Major Code: VADA
*** 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.
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3. Cost of the program to include books and fees
4. Placement rate for students completing the program
5. Median loan debt incurred by students who have completed the program
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Gainful Employment Information for Virtual Administrative Assistant, Level 1 Certificate.