Administrative Courses in California

High school graduates are eligible for administrative assistant training. There are various levels of administrative assistant training starting with vocational course for school students. Many school and community colleges provide these courses to fresh graduates. These courses are basic and teach the applicant’s typing, shorthand, basic computer knowledge and front office and receptionist work etc. They can help you get started in a small role or apprenticeships.

Business Administration program provides a framework of office procedures and skills that can adapt to any companys operation. Students develop into knowledgeable, ethical and technologically competent business professionals. You learn to organize and manage work tasks, sales and management techniques, general office procedures, as well as many computer applications. This varied set of work skills helps graduates when they look for jobs in California and the across the United States.


  • Professional Writing
  • Microsoft Office Software
  • Accounting Principles
  • Economics & Finance
  • Business Ethics
  • Human Resources
  • Business Operations

Career Opportunities

Employers want to hire those who are familiar not only with business technology and equipment but also with appropriate business practices and communication. Business Administration training qualifies you for a variety of career paths:

  • Executive Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Collections Officer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Account Manager
  • Data Entry Clerk

Business Administration courses are available at campuses across California. This includes Modesto, Fresno, Hanford, Visalia, Bakersfield, Hesperia, and Rancho Cucamonga campuses. With locations throughout California offering morning, afternoon, and evening courses, it is easy to find a class time that works for you. Also, for added convenience, Business Administration courses are available online. This makes it easier for working adults to attend classes while continuing to work. Additionally, it makes it possible for people outside of California to benefit from SJVC’s courses.