May 27, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Professional Technology Technical Certificate

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For more information on this program, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at

The Administrative Professional Technology Technical Certificate prepares students to succeed in entry-level administrative support positions in practically any sector of the economy.  Students will complete courses that align with popular industry certifications from Microsoft.  Graduates also will develop the knowledge and confidence to adapt to workplace requirements of the future.  Knowledge and skills gained in the program also provide students a strong foundation for further studies toward an Associate’s degree.

Total Certificate Requirements - Credits (18)

Career and Salary Information

The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements. Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary Median
Administrative Assistant $28,850 $35,640
Office Clerk $24,320 $31,020

Recommended Schedule

This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

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