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Office and Administrative Services: Administrative Assistant

(B81) Certificate

The administrative assistant certificate program is designed to provide a student with a course of study for entry into the world of business. The program emphasizes specific job skills in keyboarding. Work toward the Computer Software Technology degree can be completed at a future date according to the individual student's need.

Work and Employment

Administrative assistants' duties vary depending upon the office. Office automation and organizational restructuring have offered the opportunity to assume a variety of administrative and record management duties. Most of the work is performed with computers to run spreadsheets, word processing, and database management applications. Click here for further career information:

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354;  

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Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2018-19 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 26 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $3,302.00 $8,736.00 $9,932.00
Fees $312.00 $312.00 $312.00
Course Fees * $145.00 * $145.00 * $145.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,759.00 $9,193.00 $10,389.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.