The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
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This program prepares students to be administrative assistants through the effective use of essential business skills, technology skills and office administration skills. Upon completion of the program, graduates may seek employment as a secretary or administrative assistant in a business, medical, legal, educational, governmental or industrial office.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Students should consult with their advisor when selecting the Science elective.
Restricted Electives (five required) ALH-140 Medical Terminology 3 creditsBUS-103 Principles of Management 3 creditsBUS-108 Principles of Finance 3 creditsBUS-140 Introduction to E-commerce 3 creditsBUS-200 Principles of Supervision 3 creditsBUS-251 Business Law 1 3 creditsMDA-208 Medical Financial Management 3 creditsMDT-101 Medical Transcription 1 3 creditsPAL-101 Legal Research & Writing 3 creditsPAL-105 Family Law 3 creditsPAL-111 Litigation 1 3 creditsPAL-121 Estates & Trusts 1 3 creditsStudents considering a career path as a general administrative assistant should take the following restricted electives: BUS-103, BUS-108, BUS-140 and BUS-200. Students considering a career path as a legal office administrative assistant should take the following restricted electives: PAL-101, PAL-111, PAL-105 and PAL-121. Students considering a career path as a medical office administrative assistant should take the following restricted electives: ALH-140 and MDA-208.