CAS/OS Administrative Assistant: Administrative Support Career Pathway Certificate

NOTE: Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC) delivers college credit instruction, certificates and degrees through its Inter-Governmental Agreement with Portland Community College (PCC). PCC is discontinuing this certificate. As of October 5, 2019, this program is no longer accepting new students.

Academic Requirements

Minimum 26 credits. Students must meet all certificate requirements. The Administrative Support Certificate is a Career Pathway. All courses are contained in the Administrative Assistant AAS Degree.


Certificate Outcomes

  • Be prepared for entry-level jobs in the area of word processor and clerical support.
  • Learn new computer applications and office skills.
  • Upgrade existing computer applications and office skills.

Administrative Assistant Degree Electives

May take any CAS/OS course in addition to the required CAS/OS courses from the Administrative Assistant degree or certificate.  CIS 178 may be taken as a CAS/OS elective.

Administrative Support Certificate Courses

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3 Credits Administrative Assistant Degree Electives
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