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.

Administrative Assistant I Certificate*

To earn the certificate you must:

  • Complete and submit the Administrative Assistant Certificate Program Agreement before beginning your classes.
  • Successfully complete all required and elective courses* within 18 months: minimum of 122 hours.

  • Maintain a 75% grade average or higher throughout the program. (Additional attendance requirements may apply for onsite classes. Please contact the Program Manager at 229-245-6484 for information.)

  • Submit the Course Checklist & Certificate Request to apply for the Administrative Assistant I or II 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. Students need not be part of the certificate program to enroll in these classes.

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

Core Courses – Complete all:

Electives - Choose two:

Administrative Assistant II Certificate*

Successful completion of Administrative Assistant I Certificate plus these additional courses (minimum 170 hours):


*Classes in certificate programs are subject to change. VSU Continuing Education reserves the right to amend our policies regarding the Grant Writing Certificate Program at any time and will contact those participants who may be affected by any policy adjustments.