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Secretarial Schools

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that secretaries and administrative assistants will be among the professional groups adding the greatest number of jobs during the 2006-2016 decade. Learning the latest office-based computer software programs and office skills at a qualified vocational school can move you ahead in the hiring line.

If you want to be the glue that holds a business organization or leading executive together, enroll in a secretarial school that offers training for a career in fields that include:
  • Secretary. Your diploma program may include training in office procedures including invoicing, scheduling, desktop publishing, phones, customer relations, spreadsheets, and correspondence.
  • Administrative Assistant. Trade schools offer the latest training in use of office equipment, supply purchase and management, e-mail management, keyboarding, and office software.
  • Executive Assistant. Take courses in detailed assisting for executives including scheduling, voicemail, conference calls, office spreadsheet and word processing software, project management, staffing, and budgeting.
Put Your Secretarial Training to Work
Secretaries and administrative assistants with training in the latest office software--bookkeeping, word processing, and customer relationship management--will have the strongest credentials when seeking jobs, according to the BLS. If you have office skills in planning meetings, conferences, or juggling calendars, you'll be a strong candidate.

Secretarial training in specific industries such as health care, law, or scientific services will prepare you for the greatest number of openings, as automation software that keeps those industries operating smoothly will need professionals to lead the way. Many secretaries enroll in paralegal training through trade schools for work in the law professions. The median annual wage for executive secretaries and administrative assistants was $40,030 in 2008. The top 10 percent in this profession earned $62,070.
Secretarial Schools
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Reach your career goals with a degree or diploma from Everest Institute.

Programs : Business Office Administration(Diploma), Career Access (Diploma), and more..

Campus Locations :

Columbus: 825 Tech Center Drive Columbus, OH 43230

Dearborn: 23400 Michigan Ave Suite 200 Dearborn, MI 48124

Detroit: Stroh River Place 300 River Place Drive Suite 1000 Detroit, MI 48207

Austin: 9100 US Hwy 290 East Building 1, Suite 100 Austin, TX 78724

Leave that dead-end job behind with training from Everest College.

Programs : Diploma - Business Office Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

LA Puente: 12801 Crossroads Parkway South LA Puente, CA 91746

Alhambra: 2215 W. Mission Road Alhambra, CA 91803

Reseda: 18040 Sherman Way Ste. 400 Reseda, CA 91335

Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

Programs : Administrative Specialist, and more..

Campus Locations :

Visalia: 3356 South Fairway Visalia, CA 93277

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

Programs : AS - Office Administration, AAS - Office Administration, DIP-Administrative Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Birmingham: 400 Chase Park South Suite 300 Birmingham, AL 35244

Chattanooga: 721 Eastgate Loop Chattanooga, TN 37411

Austin: 6301 E. Highway 290 Austin, TX 78723

Baton Rouge: 9501 Cortana Pl. Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Biloxi: 920 Cedar Lake Rd. Biloxi, MS 39532

Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.

Programs : Administrative Assistant, and more..

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Norcross: Norcross, GA

Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

Programs : Administrative Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Scranton: Scranton, PA 18501

Earn Your Diploma from Home!

Programs : Administrative Assistant/Secretary, and more..

Campus Locations :

: , PA 94404

Get started on your career with an education from Harrison College.

Programs : Office Assistant, Administrative Professional, and more..

Campus Locations :

Indianapolis: 500 North Meridian Street Suite 500 Indianapolis, IN 46204

Heald College provides hands-on educational programs that can help students prepare for careers in the healthcare, business, legal and technology fields.

Programs : Office Skills, and more..

Campus Locations :

Salinas: 1450 N. Main Street Salinas, CA 93906

San Francisco: 350 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105

Fresno: 255 West Bullard Avenue Fresno, CA 93704

Hayward: 25500 Industrial Boulevard Hayward, CA 94545

Stockton: 1605 East March Lane Stockton, CA 95210

Milpitas: 341 Great Mall Parkway Milpitas, CA 95035

Concord: 5130 Commercial Circle Concord, CA 94520

Rancho Cordova: 2910 Prospect Park Drive Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Honolulu: 1500 Kapiolani Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96814

Career-focused education designed to help you get the job you deserve.

Programs : Business Office Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

Largo: 1199 E Bay Drive Largo, FL 33770

Melbourne: 2401 N. Harbor City Blvd. Melbourne, FL 32935

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