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Business Office Systems and Support (BOSS)

Certificate Continuing Ed Technical Degree

Looking for a challenging and rewarding career as an administrative or executive assistant? In the BOSS program, you'll learn all the skills employers look for, such as office procedures, software, accounting, organization, and project management. You'll also develop the soft skills that employers want, like teamwork and communication.

Program at a Glance

Career Opportunities

Find a rewarding career in many workplaces, including:

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Corporate settings
  • Government agencies

Earning Potential

Executive administrative assistant $65,160

For more salary information, check out Texas Wages.

Locations

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Administrative Assistant, Certificate of Technology

Certificate
The Certificate of Technology prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career. The program provides a solid overview of several business areas, including computer applications, accounting, communication, office management, and more.
Length 6 Months
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 30 credits for this certificate in two terms.

Executive Administrative Assistant, AAS

Technical Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career. This program provides in-depth preparation for the administrative assistant field, and will develop your skills in office procedures, software applications, accounting, and much more.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in four terms.

Executive Administrative Assistant, Level 2 Certificate

Certificate
The Level 2 Certificate prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career. The program provides a solid overview of several business areas, including computer applications, accounting, communication, office management, and more.
Length 1.5 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 45 credits for this certificate in three terms.

Microsoft Office Applications, Courses

Continuing Ed
Advance your career with this continuing and professional development course. Learn the essentials of the Microsoft Office Program and practice using the basic features of Windows Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs.
Length Under 3 Months
These courses vary in length and contact hours but each course is completed less than 3 months.

Office Assistant, Occupational Certificate

Certificate
The Occupational Certificate prepares you for the A.A.S. degree or Certificate of Technology program or to advance in your current career. The program will teach you entry-level office skills to introduce you to the field of administrative assistance.
Length 3 Months
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 18 credits for this certificate in one term.

Level Up With the BOSS Program

Administrative assistants are playing bigger and more important roles in businesses. The BOSS program prepares students to handle big responsibilities and make a big impact.
Business Students
The skills and training students receive in the BOSS program can be applied to almost any discipline. Many of our students work in offices before, during, and after they complete their associate degree or technical certificate, so this program will only help them advance their career goals. ”
BOSS Professor

What You’ll Learn in the BOSS Program

 

Business Support Courses

Many of our degree and certificate programs require that students take foundational courses in a wide range of business areas, including accounting, human resources, computer applications, and more. 

On-the-Job Experience 

Many of our programs can be supplemented by external learning experiences like practicums and internships. These experiences boost your resume, help you stand out to employers, and let you practice your new skills in a safe setting. 

Soft Skills

Employers look to hire people who can contribute to a positive work environment. The BOSS program will teach you essential soft skills, such as good communication, organization, attention to detail, problem-solving, adaptability, interpersonal skills, and confidentiality. 

Contact Us

Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions you may have about the BOSS program. We’re here to help guide you. 
Roger Watkins
DC, Busi/Computer Tech Svcs
Phone
(281) 929-4603
Debra Acuff
DC, Mgmt/Professional Svcs
Phone
(281) 998-6150x7765
Kay Richardson
DC, Cons/Prof Svcs/Auto Tech
Phone
(281) 991-2608