Are you more of a behind-the-scenes kind of person? If you are, and you like office-type work, working with computers and helping others. You're in the right place. Office assistants are a critical member of the work team, no matter the industry.
At Delta, you'll learn the ins and outs of what it takes to be a successful office assistant. Plus, our instructors are amazing, classes are small and students learn on the best technology so they're prepared when they graduate.
In the Great Lakes Bay Region, there are currently more than 12,000 Office Assistant positions and job growth is expected to remain steady.
In this field, it is estimated you could earn $28,200 a year.
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- Office Assistant/Clerk
- Executive Administrative Assistant
- Administrative Support Worker
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About Delta's Program
The Office Assistant Advanced Certificate will build on the skills previously acquired. This certificate is a part of a laddered program. Credits earned may be applied towards completion of an Office Profession – Office Specialist – Advanced Certificate.
Total credits: 25
|Books and supplies||$1,250|
|Off-campus room and board||$4,122|
*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.
Why you should choose Delta
You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.
At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.
Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.
Facts & Figures
While there were more than 2.4 million administrative assistants in 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an additional 64,000 positions will need to be filled.
Administrative Assistants rank #22 in Best Business Jobs.
Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs:
- Administrative Assistant - Associate
- Office Services Management - Associate
- Office Services Management - Certificate
- Office Skills Core - Certificate
- Office Specialist - Certificate
- Professional Studies in Office Administration - Certificate