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Administrative Professionals

Administrative assistant, legal assistant, customer account representative, medical secretary and medical office supervisor are just some of the careers available to you with an administrative professional degree or diploma.


Administrative Professional (AAS)

63 Credits Locations: Appleton, Online, Oshkosh

Are you an organized, people person? You can become a key member of the office team with information processing and office technology skills. Your training will prepare you to be a valued contributor in today's high tech office. This degree program will give you skills in word processing, spreadsheets, database management, graphics, communications and web technologies—everything you need for your future career. Most organizations need people with these skills from department level to the office of the CEO. This is one of the fastest growing occupations in the U.S. and global economies.

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Law Enforcement Administrative Professional (C)

14 Credits Locations: Appleton, Online

Prepare for an administrative support position in a law enforcement agency with this certificate program. You’ll learn or improve skills covering written and oral communication, critical thinking and office fundamentals geared specifically to a police department. This flexible program allows you to progress at your own speed with online courses.

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Medical Administrative Professional (AAS)

60 Credits Location: Appleton

Your training will prepare you to effectively organize and supervise the business related tasks of a medical office. You will learn about medical records and records management, insurance claims and medical billing, and office technologies, along with the HIPAA privacy rule and what it means in a medical office. You will also cover medical language, anatomy and physiology, and medical document editing. You'll have the knowledge and experience to start your career in a hospital, clinic, insurance company, or rehabilitation or nursing care facility.

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Medical Office Assistant (TD)

27 Credits Location: Appleton

With this diploma you can enter the high demand field of health care. The program covers medical law and ethics, business communication, medical office procedures and electronic medical records. You’ll also learn medical terms, anatomy and physiology. And, you’ll gain computer skills and people skills to help you work effectively. Simulated on-the-job training helps you apply what you have learned in a medical office environment.

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Microsoft Office Suite (C)

4 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Clintonville, Oshkosh, Waupaca, Wautoma

Want to get up to speed on the latest Microsoft Office software? This certificate will help you learn the essential computer skills used in most offices today. Become proficient in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. This flexible program allows you to progress at your own speed.

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Office Assistant (TD)

31 Credits Locations: Appleton, Online, Oshkosh

Variety sums up the work of an office assistant. You can be sure no two days will be alike in this career field. Your training will help you gain keyboarding skills, telephone skills, filing and computer skills, and good interpersonal skills too. You will also study office processes and procedures to help you become a knowledgeable and valued team member. This diploma program will give you the skills employers are looking for in a wide variety of industries.

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Office Skills, Basic (C)

11 Credits Locations: Appleton, Oshkosh

Don’t know the first thing about using a computer? We can help. This program covers skills such as keyboarding and using the computer to send messages, manage tasks, file contacts and keep track of schedules. You’ll learn to maintain records, communicate verbally and in writing, and how to provide good customer service. And, you’ll complete business projects in a simulated office environment.

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Receptionist (TD)

6 Credits Locations: Appleton, Online

If you are an upbeat person who enjoys interacting with people, then the Receptionist diploma would be a great fit for you. This program will prepare you for employment in entry-level office positions. You’ll learn basic computer skills, communication techniques, customer service skills, business networking and office procedures. Once completed, you can advance from the Receptionist diploma to the Office Assistant diploma and into the Administrative Professional associate degree.

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Types of Offerings

AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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