Administrative Assistant Professional (AAP)

You are organized and efficient, and enjoy creating processes that support the success of offices and professional teams.

Mid’s AAP Pathways allow you to earn these credentials nearly 100% online. Administrative assistants provide essential services that keep businesses, legal and medical offices running smoothly. Mid’s AAP Pathways prepare you to enter careers as administrative assistants, assistant managers, operations office associates, and customer service representatives.

Industry-Recognized Certifications from respected companies and organizations, like Microsoft, LinkedIn, and others, increases your employment potential by clearly demonstrating to employers the skills you have mastered. Learn more about these skill certifications below.

Pathways

General Business

This pathway prepares you to run the office operations of a business effectively and efficiently, and can be completed 100% online. New! Mid's Social Media Marketing Skills course is now included in this pathway to provide you with an expanded skill set.

Legal Office

Are you interested in the law? This pathway prepares you to manage a legal office with confidence, and can be completed 100% online. New! Mid's Social Media Marketing Skills course is now included in this pathway to provide you with an expanded skill set.

Medical Office

This pathway prepares you to run office operations for a variety of healthcare providers effectively and efficiently, and can be completed 100% online. New! Mid's Social Media Marketing Skills course is now included in this pathway to provide you with an expanded skill set.

Training Credential

Complete this pathway in just one to two semesters and be prepared manage basic office operations of a business effectively and efficiently. This credential can also be completed 100% online.

Industry-Recognized Certifications

ou may be wondering how employers will know what skills you've mastered by completing your degree at Mid. To highlight these skills, Mid has partnered with a variety of organizations to award industry-recognized skill certifications. These certifications provide a return on your education investment through hands-on training using state of the art technology and methods. These certifications are earned in addition to your Mid credential and increase your employment potential.

AAP Industry-Recognized Certifications


  • Microsoft Office 2016 Specialist
  • Gregg College Keyboarding
  • LinkedIn Learning: Social Media Marketing
  • LinkedIn Learning: Marketing on Facebook
  • LinkedIn Learning: Instagram
  • LinkedIn Learning: Marketing on Pinterest
  • LinkedIn Learning: Email and Newsletter Marketing Foundations
  • LinkedIn Learning: Learning Instagram and Marketing on SnapChat
  • LinkedIn Learning: Marketing and Monetizing on YouTube
  • LinkedIn Learning: Learning with your mobile device

Why Choose Mid?

Your path to becoming an office professional starts here.

Are you organized and efficient? Can you develop processes that position a team and an office for success? If so, you might be an ideal candidate for our AAP program and for a career in administrative support.

Administrative assistants provide essential services that keep businesses running smoothly . Because industries have specific needs, Mid offers specialty training in a variety of skills that prepare graduates for success in medical, legal, and corporate office environments.

Our associate degrees and certificate in AAP equips graduates for entry into a vast number of careers including administrative assistant, assistant manager, operations office associate, and customer service representative.

Fast career entry.

Our associate degree in AAP can be earned in less than two years when students attend full time. Our certificate program can position you for career entry even quicker.

Learning beyond the classroom.

AAP students gain real-world experience through internship and co-op experiences, in which they put their studies to use in local offices. These hands-on experiences connect our students to area employers and position them for success.

Career Outlook

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

Median Pay $19.16/hour | $39,850/year | -7% Growth


Data sourced from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and valid 2018 through 2028.

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