Administrative Assistant Certificate Program

The Administrative Assistant Certificate Program is designed for individuals who want to develop skills for a variety of administrative job functions or professional growth. Students attempting this certificate need not apply ahead of time as registration is by course.

Administrative Assistant I Certificate

To earn the certificate you must:

  • Successfully complete all required and elective courses* within 18 months: minimum of 120 hours.

  • Maintain a 75% grade average or higher throughout the program. (Additional attendance requirements may apply.)

  • Apply for VSU Continuing Education Certificate.

*Please note that not all face-to-face classes are offered every semester. New classes are routinely added to elective offerings and some courses may not be offered every term. Online classes are available 24/7.

Online classes are $109 unless otherwise stated. Check our online course schedule for start dates.

Core Courses – Complete all:

Electives - Choose two:

  •  Who Moved My Cheese?  March 3: 3 hours
  • What's New in Microsoft Office 2010 OR 2013  ONLINE: 24 hours
  • Introduction to Microsoft Outlook2010 OR 2013  ONLINE: 24 hour

Administrative Assistant II Certificate

Successful completion of Administrative Assistant I Certificate plus these additional courses (minimum 165 hours):


Students need not be part of the certificate program to enroll in these classes.