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Required courses and specifics about degrees offered in this program



This program is available:
  • online
  • on-campus at NTC

Nancy Poxleitner
(218) 333-6608

Related Programs

Administrative Support

Certificate - Gainful Employment Information
Diploma - Gainful Employment Information

Do you enjoy working in an office setting interacting with people and administrative processes? NTC’s administrative support program can help you prepare for a career as a professional secretary, office assistant or receptionist. Our curriculum will help you develop and strengthen your skills in communications, telephone techniques, computer usage and human relations so you are prepared to perform office management tasks such as processing incoming and outgoing mail, transcribing business documents, filing and retrieving records, handling telephone calls and making travel arrangements.

Classroom and hands-on training will cover topics including:

  • Principles of bookkeeping
  • Keyboarding I & II
  • Administrative office support
  • Business communications


There is a large demand for experienced secretaries; temporary or part-time work is also available during peak business periods. Secretaries and office assistants who can handle administrative responsibilities such as budgeting, scheduling and office management are sought after by businesses in all types of industries.

See more information about careers in administrative support.

Next Steps

Our administrative program offers a combination of on-campus and online courses which makes is possible for you to earn your diploma in administrative support now, begin your career and continue your education toward an AAS.

All credits earned in the Administrative Support (diploma) program may be applied to the Administrative Assistant (AAS) program at Northwest Technical College.

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