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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
    Administrative Assistant Degree .......... 64 Credit hours (2 years)

    Administrative Support........................ 49 credit hours (1 year)
    Office Assistant.................................. 33 credit hours (1 year)

    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

    For accommodations: 281.756.3531
    TDD: 281.756.3845


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