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Qualified Administrative Assistant Designation
University of Albertawww.ualberta.ca
Keeping skills up to date with current trends is vital to any role. More and more often, administrative assistants are being recognized as key team members and as such, employers are looking for a higher level of professionalism. The Qualified Administrative Assistant (QAA) professional designation is a benchmark of excellence for the advanced administrative professional.
The designation is awarded by the Association of Administrative Assistants (AAA), a national association whose main purpose is to encourage people in the business world to continuously upgrade their professionalism through continuing education.
The QAA program will provide you with valuable background in general business education, assist you in understanding corporate initiatives, advance your professional development, and prepare you for future office demands and innovations.
Program Type Professional Development
Credential Type Non-Credential *
Length 3 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education Only
- Distance Learning
* Professional Designation
Students seeking strictly a QAA designation are not required to apply for admission to the University of Alberta—only to register for each course on an individual basis.
Please note that the Association of Administrative Assistants does require students to complete a QAA enrolment form, which is available at their website. Applicants wishing to register as a QAA student must also become a member of the association.
For further information, please visit our website at www.ualberta.ca/extension/continuing-education/programs/business-and-leadership/qualified-administrative-assistant or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Updated July 10, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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