Executive Assistant Degree - Online and Campus Programs

Matching School Ads
Successful careers begin at the Milan Institute. We offer quality hands-on training, experienced faculty and a staff committed to helping you realize your goals.

Locations:  Visalia, CA

Programs:
  • Administrative Specialist

Request Info

REACH HIGHER, GET HIRED

Take the step to get a new career today

 

SPARK SUCCESS WITH SCI

Southern Careers Institute has maintained a tradition of career training for over 50 years in Texas with campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio & Online courses available to anyone, anywhere.

 

At SCI, we have made it our mission to provide our students with the training they need to be successful in a new career. We offer career training in Medical, Business, Skilled Trades, Cosmetology, & Technology programs. These certification-based programs are designed to make our graduates some of the most marketable job candidates.

 

We are Texas born, Texas proud.

Locations:  Harlingen, TX

Programs:
  • Administrative Assistant

Request Info

Get the real-world training you need to build a better career at CDI College. Choose from morning, afternoon and evening classes at one of many community-based locations across Canada.

Locations:  Calgary, AB Edmonton, AB Winnipeg, MB More...

Programs:
  • Office Assistant
  • Oil & Gas Administration
  • Legal Administrative Assistant

Request Info

Matching School Ads

Your Career as an Executive Assistant starts with a Degree Program

Administrative and executive assistants were once known as secretaries, but that career has flourished and changed. As technology soars in offices, executive assistants are in demand. Executive assistants coordinate office administration activities, often involved with data creation and storage. They're communications experts, schedules, organizers and responsible for disseminating information by phone, mail, Web, and email programs. Executive assistants work for top executives in organizations. Some specialized assistants work as legal or medical assistants. Work environments include: schools, hospitals, corporate offices and government agencies.Virtual assistants can work from home.

An Executive Assistant Degree can Advance Your Career

If you're interested in a career as an executive assistant, a trade school can give you a solid foundation in office administration. Executive assistant programs include classes in
  • Keyboarding
  • Word processing
  • Databases
  • Business communications
  • Accounting
  • Human relations
Advanced classes include presentation software, computerized accounting programs and spreadsheets. Executive assistant programs offer:
  • Administrative assistant certificate
  • Business fundamentals certificate
  • Executive assistant diploma
Certificate programs run approximately eight months; an executive assistant diploma is a two year program.According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, opportunities for administrative assistant are expected to increase by 11 percent between 2008 and 2018, with above average employment growth in health care fields. Executive assistants can make a median annual wage of nearly $30,000. Executive assistants working for local government make a median wage of nearly $42,000, where those in management companies can make a median annual salary over $45,000.