The administrative specialist certificate offered by Fort Scott Community College prepares students to enter the job market in a variety of general and specialized careers. Classroom instruction and actual work experience blend the academic and the practical to prepare individuals for challenging business-related work opportunities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of secretaries and administrative assistants is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Many job openings will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation. Those with a combination of work experience and computer skills should have the best job prospects.
For more information, contact Deb Cummings, FSCC Division Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (620) 223-2700 ext. 3130.