Administrative Assistant Certificates

The Administrative Assistant Certificate program is designed to provide the fastest possible achievement of academic credentials for entry or promotion in the field. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. Refer to the Dual Credit webpage for more information.

Please note: Keyboarding is an expected proficiency of touch typing shown by taking OAT 100 or having had high school courses or demonstrating proficiency through ECEP. See also, Administrative Assistant Basic Certificate.

Administrative Assistant Certificate (MGMT.CERT.ADMIN)

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
BUS 108 Introductions to Business 3
BUS 220 Principles of Management 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
BUS 227 Human Resource Administration 3
Cluster 2 Credits
ACC 120

ACC 115

Financial Accounting
OR
Accounting: A User Perspective (A non-transferable course)
4

3

BUS 221 Human Relations in Organizations 3
OAT 201 Administrative Support Procedures
OR
Business Elective (defined as any BUS, ACC, BLW, OAT, or CIS/MIS course.)
3
BUS 224

BUS 137

Supervisory Management
OR
International Business Practice Firm
3

4

BLW 201 Introduction to Business Law 3
BUS 260 Total Quality Management 3
Minimum for Certificate: 33-34

Basic Certificate

South Suburban College offers a variety of basic certificates designed to provide specialized training in specific areas. The following basic certificate is designed for men and women who need basic employment skills. For further information, contact your academic advisor or counselor.

Please note: Keyboarding is an expected proficiency of touch typing shown by taking OAT 100 or having had high school courses or demonstrating proficiency through ECEP.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Administrative Assistant (MGMT.BASIC.ADMIN) Credits
BUS 108

BUS 260

Introductions to Business
OR
Total Quality Management
3
BUS 221 Human Relations in Organizations 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
MIS 101

BUS 137

Computer Literacy and Applications
OR
International Business Practice Firm
3

4

Minimum Certificate Hours 12-13

Contact Ona’ Johnson, Chairperson, Business Programs & Computer Technology Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2357, Room 3441, Main Campus.