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Business & Computers

Administrative Assistant

Continuing Education provides this short-term Career Certificate in both the traditional and online classroom setting. For a class schedule and to register, click on this link: Class Schedule/Registration

FREE Tuition Assistance Available!

The traditional classroom setting is approved for FREE Education 2 Employment tuition assistance for eligible Iowa residents. Financial assistance may include training tuition, textbooks, tools, certification fees, required materials and other services. Email [email protected] or call (712) 325-3268 for more information!

About the Program

This course will present the skills needed to successfully use Microsoft Office and other common computer 
applications. These skills will allow the student to successfully use today's computer technology and apply learned skills in a workplace setting and also prepare them for continuing their education in today's digital learning environment. 

Program to Include

  • Common computer tasks for file systems
  • Data backup
  • Computer security
  • Desktop publishing
  • Website creation
  • Email
  • Social media communication


Some basic computer knowledge required.