Computer Applications and Web Technologies

Career Pathway Certificate: Administrative Assistant: Business Office Assistant

  • Do you want to take your business and computer skills to the next level?
  • Are you interested in enhancing the productivity in an office setting?
  • Computer skills are associated with the highest salaries, among all major occupational groups. Increase your opportunities today!

The Administrative Support Career Pathway prepares you for entry-level positions such as data entry personnel or file clerks.


The average wage for is $36,000-40,000/year. Entry level wages are typically $12-16/hour.

Finish Your Degree

The Entry-Level Business Office Assistant Career Pathway leads to additional Administrative professional certificates and degrees. Continue your education to give yourself more job opportunities and career advancement.

Is it for me?

GED and High School graduates; Placement into Writing 115, Math 20. If you do not meet all the placement recommendations, contact us for other options.
PCC Cascade, Rock Creek, Southeast, or Sylvania
Two terms. An internship during or after course completion is strongly recommended to increase job options.

Program Cost

Use the cost calculator to see estimated costs. For more detailed cost sheet contact Laurie Chadwick.

What's Next?

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  1. Complete the steps for new students
  2. Plan how you'll pay for college
  3. Contact Laurie Chadwick for help with scheduling, becoming a student, and mapping out your education and career path
    • Find out more about the resources and support the Career Pathways team can provide!