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Administrative assistants are vital to the functioning of many businesses and all entities in the private and public sectors. It is expected that the demand for professionals in this role will continue to grow. St. Augustine College is the ideal place to prepare for success in this field. Graduates will be ready to enter the job market as professional office employees. The program has three concentrations: Accounting Assistant, Medical Office Technology and  Office Technology.

Accounting Assistant: This concentration prepares you for the more traditional role of an Administrative Assistant  a qualification that is frequently required in today’s job market. Skills taught include:

  • Microsoft Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Business Communications
  • Office Procedures
  • Business Principles
  • Basic Accounting Skills

Medical Office Technology: This concentration prepares you with the necessary skills to enter into one of the fastest growing careers, due to the great demand in the healthcare service. Skills taught include:

  • Billing & Coding
  • Medical Terminology 
  • Business Communications
  • Office Procedures
  • Business Principles


Office Technology:
This concentration prepares you to work in the office of the 21st century, where computer skills are essential. It is an ideal step towards becoming a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist. Skills taught include:

  • Desktop Publishing
  • Database Applications
  • Web Design
  • Microsoft Office
  • Business Communication 
  • Office procedures

 

Students who successfully complete the program can enter the workforce in many positions, such as: Executive Assistant, Legal Administrative Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Data Entry Specialist, and Accounts Payable/Receivable Assistant.