Program Description

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

Approximate Cost

$10,601
Tuition: $9891 , Books: $710

Starting Salary

$24,960–$36,067
Average, based on the NTC Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Available

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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.

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at Wausau
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at Antigo
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at Medford
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at Phillips
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* 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 LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD 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
COLLEGE 101 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 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

* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

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:

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213.
 
For additional information, please visit our Accreditation page.

Transfer Information

You can continue your education to earn a four-year degree in a variety of ways.

Program Transfer

The following transfer guides, executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions, are based on agreements that allow you to continue your program at another college.

School Name Degree Name
Bellevue University Online Business and Management
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Business Administration
UW Oshkosh BS in Human Services Leasdership

General Transfer

All associate degrees transfer to a variety of programs at other partner colleges to give you the opportunity to continue your education in other areas of study.

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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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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.