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Administrative assistant training will prepare you for a rewarding career in virtually any industry. An administrative assistant does much more than answer phones and greet visitors; you may be the first point of contact between the business and their customers or clients and are also the vital link between the office, other employees and executives. 

Attending an administrative assistant school will give you the skills to work with the entire Microsoft Office suite, in addition to common accounting software.

Find out more about office administration courses by choosing a school from our administrative assistant schools listing below and see if administrative assistant training is right for you!

What is an Administrative Assistant?

An administrative assistant is someone who provides administrative support in an office and are multi-talking experts!  Depending on the size of the company, an administrative assistant may support specific departments such as Accounting, Human Resources or Sales and Marketing, however in smaller companies a single admin could be responsible for providing support to the whole office.   An Administrative assistant is sometimes also referred to as an office administrator, an office assistant, a secretary, or a receptionist.

What are the duties of an administrative assistant?

Depending on the size and type of the organization, an administrative assistant job description can vary greatly.  Some administrative assistant duties could be:

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