Administrative Assistant

Woman in Office

If you want to learn the basic skills needed to gain employment in an office administrative position or are looking to improve your current level of knowledge, then consider pursuing an online BYU-Idaho Certificate in Administrative Assisting.

This program provides students with a solid educational foundation and an understanding of basic business principles and practices. 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENTS WITH THIS CERTIFICATE CAN BE SUITED FOR CAREERS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Small Businesses
  • Doctor's Offices
  • Schools
  • Legal Offices
  • Corporations

To understand more about this program contact our online advising team at onlineadvising@byui.edu

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
TAKE THESE COURSES:
B 129 Office Procedures 3
B 240 Word Processing I 3
B 241 Word Processing II 3
CIT 110 Introduction to Excel 3
TAKE 1 COURSE:
CIT 230 Web Fronted Development 3
COMM 125 Visual Fundamentals 3
COMM 150 Interpersonal Theory and Practice 3
ACCTG 205 Accounting Software 2

The time it takes to complete a BYU-Idaho online program depends on how many credits (or course hours) a student takes each semester. Most courses are worth two or three credits each. A certificate is comprised of 15-19 credits. An associate degree is comprised of 60 credits. And a bachelor's degree is 120 credits.

BYU-Idaho online courses are designed around the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, with learning activities adapted to the online environment. The class progresses together through the semester and there is frequent interaction between students and with the instructor. Courses taught online and on-campus are based on the same learning objectives.

Students who meet admission requirements can apply to begin the next available semester. Visit our Online Admissions page for information about qualifications, application deadlines, and how to apply.