Program Description

The efficiency of any organization depends in part upon the administrative professionals who are at the center of communications within the business. They process and transmit information to the staff and to other organizations. The Administrative Professional Associate Degree program will train you in a wide range of skills using the latest computer technology. NTC's Administrative Professional coursework prepares students to provide customer service, produce business communications, manage projects, plan meetings and events and perform an array of office responsibilities.

Approximate Cost

$12,503
Tuition: $9742 , Books: $2761

Starting Salary

$33,169
Average, based on the annual Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Available

Available

100% Online

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
100%
at Antigo
100%
at Medford
100%
at Phillips
100%
at Spencer
100%
at Wittenberg
100%
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Model professionalism in the workplace
  • Maintain internal and external relationships
  • Manage administrative projects
  • Perform routine administrative procedures
  • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
  • Demonstrate effective workplace communications

Courses

The Administrative Professional Associate Degree is a 62 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

POWERPOINT 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
BUSINESS PROOFREADING & EDITING 3.00
MEETING, TRAVEL & EVENT PLANNING 2.00
MICROSOFT OUTLOOK 1.00
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 1.00
ELECTRONIC BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3.00
COMPUTER KEYBOARDING 1.00
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS 1.00

Second Term

KEYBOARDING 2 1.00
MICROSOFT WORD APPLICATIONS 2.00
10-KEY BY TOUCH 1.00
DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT 3.00
RECORDS MANAGEMENT 1 1.00
OFFICE PORTFOLIO 2.00
RECORDS MANAGEMENT 2 2.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00

Third Term

ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS 3.00
EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 2 1.00
DIGITAL TRANSCRIPTION 2.00
DESKTOP PUBLISHING 3.00
THINK CRITICALLY & CREATIVELY 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00

Fourth Term

QUICKBOOKS 1 1.00
MODERN OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 3.00
INTEGRATED MICROSOFT APPLICATIONS 3.00
OFFICE INTERNSHIP 1.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00
COLLEGE MATHEMATICS 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

If you begin with one of the following programs, you will earn significant credit towards this Administrative Professional Associate Degree:

Transfer Information

The following transfer guides executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions are based on articulation agreements and are a guide to provide an easy way to understand how credits transfer.

School Name Degree Name
Bellevue University Online Business and Management
Colorado State University - Global Business Management
Colorado State University - Global Human Services
Colorado State University - Global Information Technology
Colorado State University - Global Project Management
Lakeland University Accounting
Lakeland University Business Administration
Lakeland University Communication
Lakeland University Computer Science
Lakeland University Criminal Justice
Lakeland University Food Safety and Quality
Lakeland University Hospitality Management
Lakeland University Management Information System
Lakeland University Marketing
Lakeland University Organizational Management
Lakeland University Psychology
Northern Michigan University BS in Applied Workplace Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Systems Analysis
Rasmussen College Accelerated Criminal Justice - Leadership and Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Early Childhood Education Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Finance
Rasmussen College Accelerated Healthcare Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Resources and Organizational Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Services
Rasmussen College Accelerated Marketing-Digital Marketing
Rasmussen College Accelerated Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Business Administration
UW Green Bay B.A.S Organizational Leadership
UW Oshkosh BAS in Organizational Studies
UW Oshkosh BS in Human Services Leasdership
UW Stevens Point Bachelor of Applied Studies in Organizational Leadership
UW Stout BS in Career, Technical Education and Training
UW Stout BS in Management

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. A $30.00 non-refundable application fee is required. Pay at the time you apply or bypass to pay in person within a week of applying.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.