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Earn a high school diploma while you complete a short-term certificate program in the administrative assistant field, leading to industry-recognized credentials and improved job prospects. Become an AO-K student today!

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Launch a successful career while simultaneously receiving academic instruction, specialized support, and technical certificates. You may even qualify for free tuition for pathway courses.

The AO-K Teaching Approach

  • Maximizes individual attention for success
  • Specialized teaching team
  • Improves basic reading, writing and math skills related to your technical career
  • Teaches both technical and professional skills

A few of the courses included in the Administrative Assistant Pathway are:

  • BOT 105 Business Document Preparation and Management
  • BOT 130 Business Office Procedures
  • BUS 121 Introduction to Business
  • CSS 128 PC Applications: MS Office

When all courses in the pathway are completed, for a total of 32 credit hours, students will earn an Administrative Assistant Certificate from JCCC.

Launch a New Career

The Administrative Assistant pathway can help build credentials, education, and earning potential. The emphasis of this pathway is on the development of communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. This includes learning to use current web tools and software application programs. The program provides training for students in entry-level positions as well as those who are upgrading existing skills.

Commerce Department Outlook for Administrative Assistants

The Kansas Department of Labor reports the annual median wage for Administrative Assistants is $37,424. As experience increases, the opportunities for higher pay also increase greatly. Executive Administrative Assistants earn an average of $55,136 and the demand is growing rapidly.

Learn More!

To learn more about the Administrative Assistant AO-K program, email Holly Wimer, AO-K Coordinator, or call 913-469-8500, ext. 7687.

Do you or someone you know need a GED and have an interest in training for a career?