Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W.
Austin, MN 55912

Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039
Local: (507) 433-0820

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Riverland Community College, Albert Lea

Riverland Community College, Austin

Riverland Community College, Albert Lea


Administrative Assistant

Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

Administrative Assistants are seen as part of the management team and have administrative functions including planning, organizing and directing. These individuals prepare correspondence, manage files, retrieve documents, perform electronic calendaring, and handle telephone messages and faxes. Other duties include processing mail, communicating using electronic mail, composing letters, preparing itineraries, recording meeting minutes, collecting data and performing research, generating reports, maintaining budgets, applying accounting principles, and supervising office employees. Advanced training on computer applications is offered along with basics such as keyboarding, communications, and speedwriting.

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