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Administrative/Executive Assistant

In today’s competitive job market, individuals need not only excellent computer skills, but also the ability to write and speak well and to present a professional, polished appearance. The Administrative Assistant Certificate offers participants the opportunity to acquire these skills.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($7). Complete online at https://tmg-forms.lehman. edu/ce or visit to download application, certificate request form and for more information.

Program Courses

  • Effective  Business Communication :Writing and Oral Skills for Professionals CBS 28 8 sessions/20 hours/LEHC/$245
  • How to Effectively Use a PC  PCW41 1 session / 6 hours / LEHC / $85
    Microsoft Word:Part I  CBS90 6 sessions/15 hours / LEHC / $165
  • Microsoft Word: Part II CBS91 5 sessions/12.5 hours/LEHC/$165
  • MIcrosoft Excel: Part I CFM60 5 sessions/15 hours/LEHC/$205
  • Microsoft Excel: Part II CFM61 5 sessions 12.5 hours/LEHC/$165
  • Microsoft PowerPoint EDP51 5 sessions/12.5 hours / LEHC/ $165

Course Schedules

Family Development Credential™ (FDC)

Family Development Credential™ (FDC)

Frontline workers in health, education and human services agencies are offered training in the apppoach that emphasizes the strengths and resources of families to empower them for long-lasting change. This 90-hour interactive course and port- folio development leads to the Family Development Credential ™ (FDC) awarded by the University of Connecticut upon successful completion of the course, portfolio and an examination.This 15-week program is offered twice a year at the beginning of March and the beginning of October. The fall 2017 schedule is Fridays, October 6-February 2, 10 am- 5 pm.Tuition is $1000; the fee for the credentialing exam is $300.

For additional information and permission to register, call Phyllis Rafti, Program Coordinator, at (718) 960-8512 or email