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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the plan of study for the Administrative Assistant program?
A full listing of program courses can be found in the credit catalog.

What will I learn in the courses offered in the Administrative Assistant program?

Allegany College of Maryland's Office Technologies Administrative Assistant program courses will teach you skills in the latest technologies including Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks, web page development, voice-recognition software, transcription systems, and document processing.   You will take business courses that will teach you ethics and professionalism in the workplace as well as practical and financial accounting.  Other course topics include customer service and communication skills. 

A full listing of program courses and their descriptions can be found in the credit catalog.


As part of the training for Administrative Assistant, will there be an internship?
Upon complete of the Administrative Assistant Program, students will have accumulated 60 hours of internship training in an office setting. The internship experience is under the supervision of an office manager at the internship site.

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