Administrative Assistant

Contact: Kirk Ruby, (208) 732-6316,

This program is designed to prepare students with an understanding of the technical and human relations skills necessary for a position in any office. Additional information can be found at This program requires admission to the program, students must complete the first semester of classes in the program and meet with the program advisor before they will be admitted. Program admissions and major changes will be evaluated by faculty the fourth week of October and March. Students will complete a Technical Skills Assessment to demonstrate program competency. 

Upon successful completion of the Administrative Assistant program, a student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competencies in dealing with technology based on the Microsoft Business Certification Application Specialist
  2. Demonstrate the ability to apply computational and accounting skills and use a variety of techniques to solve problems correctly.
    1. Recognize and develop basic standards of professional conduct and will learn they have responsibilities to themselves, their peers and their customers.
    2. Express their ideas in oral and written messages that are 77.6% coherent, persuasive and grammatically correct. 

Program Application Required: Yes

Sample Career Opportunities: Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

*Talk to an advisor for additional career choices