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Office Administration

Program Description

The ACC Office Administration program prepares students for a career as an administrative assistant with marketable job skills that are highly valued by many businesses.


Upon completing the degree program, students have the opportunity to undertake a variety of tasks and responsibilities and work in a professional office environment. ACC offers specialized courses in legal, accounting and medical terminology and procedures. In addition, students will gain a minimum of eight months related work experience with the two year degree programs. One year certificates are also available.

Career Opportunities

Projected employment of administrative assistants will vary by occupational specialty. Average employment growth is expected for medical, legal, accounting and executive administrative assistants. Fast growing industries – such as computer and data processing services, health and legal services, education, manufacturing, government agencies, engineering, and management – will continue to generate most new job opportunities. Administrative assistants rank among the largest occupations in the U.S. economy.

The median annual earnings of an executive administrative assistant is $35,960. Legal administrative assistants earn a median annual salary of $37,750 and medical administrative assistants earn an average annual salary of $27,320. Salaries vary by skill, experience and level of responsibility.

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Office Administration - Administrative Assistant .................60 credit hours
(Medical Emphasis, Legal Emphasis, or Executive Emphasis)

Certificates
Office Assistant.......................................................30 credit hours
Administrative Support.......................................45 credit hours

Note: Credit hours are subject to change.

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For more information, call 281-756-3500.
Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Road • Alvin, TX 77511
281-756-3500

For accommodations: 281-756-3531
TDD: 281-756-3845

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