What should I major in to become a administrative assistant ?
I want to have a administrative assistant job.. Currently at my community college they have administrative assistant classes.. But what should I choose if I want a bachelor degree because I know they don't have a bachelor degree in admin assistant.
Asked By: vanessab - 1/21/2013
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It will be helpful in finding a job if you complete the administrative assistant program even if it does not lead to a bachelor's degree. A bachelor's degree in business would be most useful. For some administrative assistant jobs, people who have bachelor's degrees will be considered "over-qualified".
Answered By: ownpool - 1/21/2013
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I think getting a bachelor's may make you overqualified to become an administrative assistant. Searching requirements for the job, I don't see any advanced degree requirements. If you want to work in administration, I think majoring in business administration would be an option. There may be other options if you look... More
Answered By: Ann - 1/21/2013
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