You love to manage projects. You love to organize spreadsheets and finances, and you thrive in environments with a lot of people. It's time to consider a job as a business assistant! At Lane's Business Assistant program you will learn the fine points of business, office procedures and light bookkeeping functions.
One-Year Certificate of Completion
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Standard Occupational Classification: 43-6014.00
For a profile of this occupation go to the U.S. Department of Labor's O*Net website: Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
In academic year 2013-14, 68 students completed this certificate.
What was the on-time graduation rate for these students?
Of students who completed this certificate in the 2012-13 academic year, 51.5% completed on time.
NOTE: The federally required method for calculating this rate assumes students will enroll full-time, declare a major immediately, and enroll in it continuously until certificate completion. In reality, many community college students attend part-time, explore several majors, stop out for a term or more, change majors, or brush-up academic skills to be better prepared for college level courses, affecting this narrowly defined on-time graduation rate.
How many jobs are forecast in this occupation between 2010-20?
Lane County: 104; Statewide: 1248
What wages are forecast for this occupation?
Lane County hourly average - $14.99; annual average - $31,178
Oregon hourly average - $15.44; annual average - $32,108
How much will the program cost?
(Estimates based on 2013-14 data for full-time students. Students attending part-time will incur additional term fees. Consult Lane's website for updated tuition and fees.)
- Resident tuition and student fees - $4,993
- Differential fees - $0
- Books, supplies, other program costs - $1,856
- On-campus room and board - Not offered
- Total estimate - $6,849
Explanation of costs: www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-fees-and-expenses
What is the median loan debt incurred by students who completed the program in 2012?
Federal loans - 8,729
Private loans - Not available
Institutional financing - $5