Program Description

The Administrative Assistant occupational endorsement prepares graduates for careers as office professionals.

Administrative professionals are the core of a successful business and are in high demand in today’s workforce. Students will graduate with a working knowledge of computers as well as effective organizational, communication and customer service skills.

The occupational endorsement can be earned in one semester and represents a large portion of the coursework required for the Applied Business Management certificate.

Courses (16 Credits)
  • Keyboarding: Touch Typing OR Keyboarding: Document Formatting
  • Human Relations
  • Business English OR Business Communications
  • Office Procedures

Complete six credits from the following:

  • Professional Skills for Job Hunt (1-3 credits)
  • Practicum in Applied Business (1-3 credit)
  • Microcomputer Word Processing (1-3 credits)
  • Microcomputer Spreadsheets (1-3 credits)
  • Computer Business Applications (1-3 credits)
Cost Breakdown

UAF is now offering a 25% tuition discount for this occupational endorsement!

Tuition Fees
$234/credit $5/credit Technology Fee
$175/credit $5/credit Libraries Fee
$6/credit Facilities Fee
$9/credit Network Feee
$25/credit eCampus Fee

Estimated Cost of Program Based on Current Rates: $4,544

Discounted Cost: $3,600

For more about UAF costs, visit our Financial Aid website.

Careers in Which Our Graduates Excel
  • Administrative assistants
  • Office professionals
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must be at least 16 years old by the semester in which they are admitted. General guidelines for applying to UAF can be found here.

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