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Train to become a certified administrative professional at Anne Arundel Community College. Completion of two online noncredit courses will prepare students to take the Certified Administrative Professional (CAPĀ®) exam administered by the International Association of Administrative Professionals. The training is offered in partnership with ed2go and can be completed in less than five months. Students will learn information and records management, communications technology, travel and meeting coordination, space planning and ergonomics, fundamentals of business law, ethics, operations management and how to select and train team members.

Total Hours: 48

What courses will I take?

BNS-551 Administrative Assistant Fundamentals

BNS-552 Administrative Assistant Applications

What credentials can I earn?

Upon successful completion, students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate and be prepared to take the Certified Administrative Professionals (CAP) exam administered by the International Association of Administrative Professionals. Once you successfully complete all the course requirements of the certificate program with a passing grade or higher, submit a Student Application for a Continuing Education Certificate.

What is the job outlook?

The average annual salary of administrative assistants in Maryland is approximately $39,000. Opportunities will be best for applicants with knowledge of computer software applications.

Source: Emsi 2018.4

What will it cost?

$258 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees

What are the requirements?

Students must be at least 16 years old.

How do I enroll?

Register online, by mail or in person. Visit our Register for Noncredit Courses page for more information. 

Use certificate code CE.ADMN.PROF.