Administrative positions in our society are becoming more technical and require the use of specific skills. To help students meet this demand, St. Philip’s College offers a two-year program designed to provide a high level of proficiency in computer skills, keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, records management, accounting, business writing, and other administrative skills. Students’ marketability is enhanced by emphasizing decision-making, problem solving, human relations, and business ethics skills.
Students may train for a speciality in a high demand occupation such as administrative assistant, legal administrative assistant, medical administrative assistant, or paralegal assistant. Upon completing the required curriculum, an Associate of Applied Science Degree will be awarded.
The program curriculum and activities provide, encourage, and support both leadership opportunities and professional development. The program is designed to prepare students to perform their duties with integrity and competence using various current technologies. The program also supports students preparing for careers in other fields. All majors are encouraged to become Certified Microsoft Office Specialists (MOS) in as many Microsoft applications as possible. The Business Information Solutions Department maintains a MOS Testing Center for student convenience.