Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Studies is a program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Studies majors and degree programs will cover courses in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Studies?
Generally, a major/degree in this field of study acts as a springboard to further career options. It is pertinent as people work in this field to keep up to date with trends in office and management technologies and emerging markets. Retraining and professional development may help to spur advancement in business and industry.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Society of Administrative Professionals
- International Association of Administrative Professionals
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