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2022-2023 Catalog/Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Clerical Studies Certificate

(Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses)

Award: Certificate

Length: Thirty-four credit hour program

Purpose: This certificate program is designed to provide short-term training to prepare students for entry-level, full-time employment in a variety of office positions.

Occupational Objectives:

  • Bank Teller
  • Front Desk Coordinator
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Support Technician
  • Receptionist Or Records Clerk
  • Word Processing Operator

Program Description: The program prepares the student to fill clerical and word processing positions and provides fundamental knowledge and skills associated with general office work. The curriculum includes courses in keyboarding, math, word processing and business communications. For students who wish to further their training, all of the 34 credits earned for the certificate may be applied toward the two-year degree associate in applied science degree in Administrative Support Technology. Upon satisfactory completion of the Clerical Studies program, students will be awarded a certificate in Clerical Studies. 

Contact For More Information: 

Joan Tuck 434-736-2019



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Required Courses

First Semester

Total Credits: 16

Second Semester

Total Credits: 18

Total Credits for Certificate: 34

1Students should consult with the institution to which they are transferring to see which social science and humanities courses are required. Please see General Education Elective Course Selection  for a list of acceptable social science and humanities electives.