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virtual assistant


    Video: Virtual Assistant

    Program Number: 31-106-1
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Technical Diploma (1 year)
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
    This program is eligible for financial aid

    Program Description

    Moraine Park’s Virtual Assistant program is designed to provide individuals with the skills to perform fundamental office functions in a variety of business settings. The coursework trains students to use advanced word processing skills, produce business documents, maintain and retrieve files/records, perform basic accounting functions, create spreadsheets and databases, and provide customer service.

    The courses from this program can be directly transferred into Moraine Park’s Administrative Professional associate of applied science degree should students choose to continue their education.

    Note: Individuals with keyboarding experience may elect to obtain advanced standing credit for the Keyboarding course (106-103) by successfully meeting the requirements through a timed test provided at the College.

    Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

    • $31,197

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Program Outcomes

    • Demonstrate effective workplace communications.
    • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks.
    • Perform routine administrative procedures.
    • Maintain internal and external relationships.
    • Model professionalism in the workplace.

    Career Opportunities

    • Office Assistant
    • General Office Clerk
    • Receptionist
    • Receptionist/Switchboard

    Admission Process

    Visit the Admissions Page for details


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
    103-180 Microsoft Excel 2
    106-101 Customer Service Essentials 3
    106-108 Virtual Assistant Essentials 1
    106-120 Document Formatting 1
    106-182 Information Management 3
    801-136 English Composition 1 3
    890-101 **College 101 2
    Total 16
    Semester 2
    101-184 Principles of Accounting 3
    106-111 Business Communications 3
    106-121 Advanced Document Formatting 1
    106-135 Business Media Management 3
    106-181 Document Standards and Expectations 3
    196-188 Project Management 3
    Total 16
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 32

    Institutional Requirements

    ** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.