Knowledge and skills for a successful career

Administrative Professionals or Administrative Assistants provide support to business executives, office departments or small or medium-sized businesses. Graduates of this program are well prepared to work in a variety of industries, in large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, non-profit groups or government departments.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • brandon
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Program Highlights

Robertson College's Online Administrative Professional program is designed to give students a basic overview of office procedures as well as the skills and confidence to obtain an entry-level administrative assistant position in a variety of office environments.

  • Gain basic knowledge of standard office procedures including front-line reception responsibilities, office technology, and management of time, work and resources
  • Develop strong oral and written communication skills including how to manage successful customer interactions
  • Be introduced to the basic principles of sales, marketing and customer service
  • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
  • Learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Administrative Professional Program Practicum

Valuable workplace experience is gained during the 2-week full-time practicum where you will work alongside industry professionals.

what you could be earning in less than one year$22,880 - $33,800wage data taken from: jobbank.gc.ca
program duration14 Weeks
  • Complete the diploma program 100% online with course materials accessible 24/7
  • Stay on track with weekly assignments and activities
  • Instructor feedback, discussion boards, practical assignments and case studies provide an interactive learning experience
  • Lifetime career services and job search assistance are available to you wherever you are located in Canada
  • Financial assistance available to students who qualify


Career Opportunities

Graduates will find employment in businesses of all sizes, in private and public sectors, across a variety of industries.

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Professional
  • Executive Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary


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