Administrative professionals are often a business’ most indispensable employees, performing the duties necessary for an efficient organization. The administrative services programs at Gateway Technical College will prepare students for an exciting career, with both classroom and real-world experience. Gateway offers students alternative course delivery including online classes as well as flexible day and evening classes on the Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine Campuses. With flexible class scheduling, students can obtain an Office Assistant technical diploma within a year and can choose to continue on and apply their credits to an Administrative Professional associate degree.
The work of an administrative professional encompasses a variety of administrative and clerical duties including; coordinating and performing an office’s administrative activities as well as storing, retrieving and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients. Gateway’s 66 credit Administrative Professional associate degree program will prepare students to enter the workforce or to continue their education by transferring credits to a four-year college. Courses of study include emerging business trends and technology, office procedures, business communications, and Microsoft Office applications.