Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government and industry. Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management. Graduates receive preparation to take the Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) exam.
The outlook for a large variety of administrative support positions is average to above-average according to the 2006-2007 Career Choice in North Carolina newsletter, published by the North Carolina Occupational Information Coordinating Committee.
Annual starting salaries can range anywhere from $16,000- $25,000 for a receptionist and from $25,000-$57,000 for an executive assistant.