Administrative Support

Degree Type: 

Career Studies Certificate
Administrative support

Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete: 


  • CTE
    CTE (Career & technical education programs for job training)

The Administrative Support Career Studies Certificate at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares you for an entry-level job in an automated office environment in a business or organization.

Jobs this program prepares you for: 

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry Keyer
  • Executive Secretary
  • Insurance Claims Clerk
  • Manager of Office
  • Secretary
  • Word Processor & Typist

Required Courses: 

Linked classes are classes that are currently available in the class search.

Additional Program Information: 

Approved Technical Electives

  • ACC 110   Computerized Accounting
  • ACC 211/213 Principles of Accounting I/Lab
  • AST 290  Internship
  • BUS 100  Introduction to Business
  • ENG 112  College Composition II
  • HIM 115  Ambulatory Coding
  • HLT 141  Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • ITE 151   Microcomputer Software: Database Management (Recommended for students who completed ITE 119)

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