Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary Major

Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary Studies is a program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants and/or personal secretaries for business executives and top management.

Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary Studies majors and degree programs will cover courses in business communications, principles of business law, public relations, scheduling and travel management, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, conference and meeting recording, report preparation, office equipment and procedures, office supervisory skills, and professional standards and legal requirements.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary (use the College Search feature and enter "executive assistant" or “executive secretary” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary Studies?

Working as an Executive Assistant or Executive Secretary you likely will fulfill administrative duties for leaders of public and private organizations.

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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.


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