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Administrative Assistant Career Diploma

Start Your Career Path with Administrative Assistant Classes

Learn the skills to prepare for a career as an Administrative Assistant. When you take our Administrative Assistant training online, you can study when you want, where you want, and at the pace you want. As a student in our program, you will qualify for a membership in the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). Our program also includes a work experience option — all at an affordable price.

Why become an Administrative Assistant?

The average annual administrative assistant salary is $36,500. Depending on experience, executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants make an average salary of $53,370. And, there are over 118,000 new administrative assistant jobs expected to become available within the next several years.¹
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Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and study when you want
Our mobile friendly, custom designed student portal is easy and intuitive to use at-home or on-the-go.
Dedicated Success Coaches
Dedicated Success Coaches
Our Success Center is made up of Certified Instructors and Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants and Student Help Staff all working to help you succeed.
Take our Administrative Assistant program with you wherever you go. Our custom-designed student learning platform is easy to use at-home, or on-the-go.
Self paced
Set your goals and pace
With our progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, you can customize your study and exam schedule to help meet your personal goals.
Proven reputation
With over 45,000 graduates across our High School, Career School, and College in 2016, as well as our stable accreditation, you can know you are in good hands!
Connect with other students
Connect in real-time with your peers in your career area in our Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience
A Digital Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal setting, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Online Learning Experience (PFx) is designed to help you succeed!
Administrative Assistant Course Details
Our Administrative Assistant courses cover topics such as stress and time management, administrative office procedures, computer applications, and more to help you succeed in an office setting.

Penn Foster Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your administrative assistant training online today.
Even though I have been in the secretarial/administrative assistant field for almost 25 years, I still gained a good deal of skills from this program. The content of the programs is comprehensive and well worth the expense.
Mary T
Administrative Assistant Student
Administrative Assistant Student
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offer ends 3/31/17

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, on the Internet here. Statistics found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are based on national data, so job growth in your area may be different.
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