Certificate: Administrative Assistant

This program provides you with the basic to advanced skills you need to work in the Windows environment. Our practical hands-on approach will provide you with the software skill set required for an administrative position.


  • Communications (4 cr)
  • ENG 109N Basic Composition II or higher-level course (4)
  • Mathematics (3 cr)
  • OA 117 Business Math (3)


  • BCIS 200 Business Computer Applications (3)
  • BCIS 225 Excel (3)
  • BA 250 Business Communications (3)
  • OA 118 Professional Development (3)
  • OA 236 Administrative Procedures (3)
  • BCIS 249 Microsoft Word (3)
  • BCIS 265 Access (3)
  • OA 103 Introduction to Keyboarding (1)
  • OA 261 Desktop Publisher: MS Publisher (3)
  • OA 266 Microsoft Office Specialist Training (1)


Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, our experienced faculty, and NORTHERN provides students with unique opportunities for academic, personal and professional growth. “You will have personalized attention, something difficult to get at larger colleges. We provide strong hands-on experiences from day one.” –Dr. Ivan Lopez, Dean, College of Engineering & Technology
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.