Executive Administrative Assistant

Program Statement

The general purpose of the Executive Administrative Assistant Degree program is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for success in executive-level administrative roles across diverse industries. This program aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of office management, communication strategies, organizational efficiency, and technological proficiency. The inclusion of up-to-date technological training ensures graduates are well-versed in contemporary office tools, addressing the digital transformation prevalent in today's business environment. Additionally, the emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving, and ethical conduct reflects the program's commitment to producing adaptable professionals capable of navigating complex executive support scenarios. The Executive Administrative Assistant Degree program remains relevant, preparing students to meet the challenges of the ever-changing professional landscape and contributing to the college's commitment to producing skilled and ethically responsible graduates.

Program Information

  • Students who have taken courses at other institutions may receive transfer credit. All transfer credit requests for office administration related courses (OFC and MAA) must be approved by the Department Chair.
  • This degree provides the most up-to-date training that addresses the fast-changing computer needs of today‚Äôs offices. The advanced level of skills developed provides excellent job mobility.
  • Review the requirements carefully and note which courses are mandatory for graduation. 
  • Students must type 30 wpm and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

After Bristol

Upon completing the Executive Administrative Assistant Degree program, graduates are ready for a promising career in a variety of professional industries. Equipped with a full skill set that includes office management, communication proficiency, and organizational expertise, these individuals often find opportunities in executive support roles within corporate environments, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and more. Graduates may secure positions such as executive assistants, office managers, or administrative coordinators, where they play pivotal roles in ensuring smooth operations, managing communication channels, and supporting high-level decision-makers. Furthermore, the program's emphasis on adaptability to technological advancements equips graduates to navigate the digital landscape, making them valuable assets in the modern workplace. With the acquired knowledge and practical experience, individuals completing this program are well-positioned for fulfilling careers as integral members of executive teams.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to: 

  1. Express effective written and verbal communication skills in various business contexts.
  2. Apply advanced organizational skills to maintain office workflows.
  3. Utilizing contemporary office technologies and software to stay abreast of industry advancements.
  4. Develop critical thinking in executive support environments.
  5. Exhibit a strong sense of ethical responsibility within organizational settings.
  6. Work collaboratively within diverse teams, particularly in the context of executive-level support roles.
Total credits:

Course Sequencing


Academic Area

Business and Experiential Education

Degree Offered

Associate in Science in Office Administration (Executive Administrative Assistant)


Program Code


Program Contact

Jennifer Machado
Department Chair

Vidyanidhi Rege
Dean of Business and Experiential Education

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