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 typing. Work toward the office and administrative services 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.
Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354;
Mary Ann Hurd, Assistant Professor of Office and Administrative Services, 815/835-6202.
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Estimated Program Cost
|Tuition and Fees||$2,828.00||$7,586.00||$8,262.00|
|Room and Board||$6,750.00||$6,750.00||$6,750.00|
|Books and Supplies||$1,269.16||$1,269.16||$1,269.16|
|Completion rate at 100%||6||4||2|
|Completion rate at 150%||0||0||0|
- Title IV loan debt
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- Institutional debt