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Administrative Assistant Program in Grand Prairie, TX

Administrative Assistant Program Overview

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must possess a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalent, or must be able to pass the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (Admission test) and be able to read and write English. The applicant must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment form. The MT Training Center is open to all candidates without regard to race, color, nationality, national origin, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, or marital status.

Registration: $100.00


TOTAL COST:$12,483.00

Day and evening classes are scheduled Monday through Friday as indicated below. Upon completion of the program and successfully completing passing written and practical examinations, the student will be issued a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION. Enrollment into the Program begins every Monday of each month.

Day Schedule: Monday – Friday

Period 1 08:00 a.m. – 08:50 a.m. Break 08:50 a.m. – 09:00 a.m.

Period 2 09:00 a.m. – 09:50 a.m. Break 09:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Period 3 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Break 10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Period 4 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Lunch 11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Period 5 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. Break 12:50 p.m. – 01:00 p.m.

Period 6 01:00 p.m. – 01:50 p.m. Break 01:50 p.m. – 02:00 p.m.

Period 7 02:00 p.m. – 03:00 p.m.

Evening Schedule: Monday – Friday

Period 1 04:00 p.m. – 04:50 p.m. Break 04:50 p.m. – 05:00 p.m.

Period 2 05:00 p.m. – 05:50 p.m. Break 05:50 p.m. – 06:00 p.m.

Period 3 06:00 p.m. – 06:50 p.m. Break 06:50 p.m. – 07:00 p.m.

Period 4 07:00 p.m. – 07:50 p.m. Break 07:50 p.m. – 08:00 p.m.

Period 5 08:00 p.m. – 09:00 p.m.

Total Clock Hours: 840

Length: 24 Weeks (Day Class)

34 Weeks (Evening Class)

Ratios: 20:1 (student/instructor)

The graduating student must be able to type 40 words per minute, have mastery of the PC, word processing knowledge in Microsoft Word, as well as be able to effectively use Excel, and Power Point. The students must also be proficient in written and verbal business communication.

The Administrative Assistant Program is designed to provide the student with those skills and competencies necessary to become employed in a variety of offices environments. Through training and hands-on experience, the student will obtain skills and knowledge to prepare them for work in a variety of office settings and procedures. Students will be taught the skills necessary to become competent in verbal and written communication for business offices as well as becoming proficient in Microsoft Office products. The graduate will qualify for entry-level employment in a variety of office environments.

Subject Hours
Number Lecture Lab Credits
BCG-055 Business Communications 90 0 9.0
T-100 Introduction to Typing 30 60 6.0
MO-100 Office Procedures I 30 60 6.0
CL-100 Computer Literacy 40 80 8.0
BM-100 Business Mathematics 30 60 6.0
O-400 Employment Preparation 60 30 7.5
MA-100 Microsoft Applications 70 100 12.0
TR-200 Word Processing I 40 60 7.0
TOTAL HOURS/Credits 390 450 61.5

BCG-055 Business Communications: The student will learn basic practices of customer service and how to effectively communicate in a technology based environment including internal and external customer relationships, time management skills, as well as best business practices. The student will also learn business letter composition, memos, reports, as well as develop proof-reading skills, review basic grammar, spelling, and vocabulary.

Prerequisite: None

90/0/0 Clock Hours: 90 Quarter Credit Hours: 9.0

T-100 Introduction to Typing: The student will master the layout of the keyboard, assisting the students with memorization of letters, numbers, and functions of the keyboard. The students will also learn practice drills that will assist the student in speed and accuracy. The students will also master 10-key by touch.

Prerequisite: None

30/60/0 Clock Hours: 90 Quarter Credit Hours: 6.0

MO-100 Office Procedures – Introduces the student to the role and responsibilities of a general office clerk. The student will learn the proper phone etiquette and customer service skills. The student will also learn how to operate an individual workstation in an ergonomically correct fashion.

Prerequisite: None

30/60/ Clock Hours: 90 Quarter Credit Hours: 6.0

BM-100 Business Mathematics – The student will learn how to convert percentages to fractions and fractions to decimals, as well as learn multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction of fractions, percentages, and decimals. The student will also learn how to calculate mark downs, federal income tax, basic payroll deductions, and credit card interest.

Prerequisite: None.

30/60/ Clock Hours: 90 Quarter Credit Hours: 6.0

O-400 Employment Preparation – The student will learn how apply for a job, complete job applications, how to dress for interviews, compose resumes, and interview successfully.

Prerequisite: None

60/30 Clock Hours: 90 Quarter Credit Hours: 7.5

CL-100 Computer Literacy- Introduces the basic functions of a personal computer, as well as learning the function of pieces located within the central processing unit. The student will also learn how to effectively operate a personal computer, load software, and acquire the skills necessary to maintain a personal computer.

Prerequisite: None

40/80/0 Clock Hours: 120 Quarter Credit Hours: 8.0

MA-100 Microsoft Applications – Introduces the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. The student will master creating and saving Excel documents, creating charts, numeric calculations within chart, and spreadsheets, as well as tables, columns, and rows. The student will also learn how to implement Excel within office settings. The student will also learn how to utilize Power Point and how to create presentations.

Prerequisite: None

70/100/0 Clock Hours: 170 Quarter Credit Hours: 12.0

TR-200 Word Processing – The student will develop specialized skills in word-processing needed to properly complete formatted correspondence within office settings. The student will learn the fundamentals of editing, storing, and retrieving documents in Microsoft Word.

Prerequisite: None

40/60/0 Clock Hours: 100 Quarter Credit Hours: 7.0

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