Administrative Assistant

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Earn your administrative assistant certification online or in person. Our programs are designed to be flexible so you can learn in your own time, on your own schedule. Learn the skills you need to start your career in one year or less. When you’re ready, all credits earned can be applied toward an Administrative Professional Technology A.A.S. degree.

Technical Certificate

Nashville State’s Administrative Assistant technical certificate prepares you to enter the job market quickly. Program courses provide the basic office management and communication skills necessary for today’s workplace. All courses can be applied toward the Administrative Professional Technology A.A.S. degree.


One year


About $5,639 total in tuition and fees.


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After Nashville State

The Administrative Assistant technical certificate will prepare you for an entry-level office administration position such as receptionist, office manager, or administrative assistant. Contact Career Services for a jump start on your job search.


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Campus Availability: Courses for this degree are available at a variety of campus locations and online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.

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Get the Best Education from an Accredited Program

Our administrative assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Get an education certified by a nationally recognized organization.


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Join the Kappa Beta Delta Honor Society

Administrative assistant students are eligible for membership in Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) which is an international honor society established by the ACBSP. KBD encourages and recognizes scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management, and administration pursuing associate degrees.  

 Be encouraged as we promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. Boost your resume, enhance your education, and join KBD.


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Credit for What You Know

You may be eligible to earn college credit based on the experience you already have. This experience could come from your job, the military, and more.


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Ruth Green

Secretary III

Room C-237C, White Bridge Campus

Karen Stevenson

Dean of School of Business and Professional Studies

Room C-237, White Bridge Campus


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Beverly Collins

Associate Professor, Administrative Professional Tech.

Room C-232D, White Bridge Campus

Karen Kendrick

Associate Professor, Administrative Professional Tech.

Room C-232C, White Bridge Campus