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Lehman College Continuing Education

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Administrative Assistant

In today’s competitive job market, individuals need not only excellent computer skills, but also the ability to write and speak well and to present a professional, polished appearance. The Administrative Assistant Certificate offers participants the opportunity to acquire these skills. Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED/TASC.

REQUIRED COURSES:
Effective Business Communication CBS28 8 sessions / 20 hours / LEHC / $245
How to Use a PC PCW41 3/4 sessions / 12 hours / LEHC / $165
Microsoft Word 2013 CBS79 11 sessions / 27.5 hours / LEHC / $369
Microsoft Excel 2013 CFM56 11 sessions / 33 hours / LEHC / $415

Recommended Course:
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 EDP51 5 sessions / 12.5 hours / LEHC / $165

Family Development CredentialTM (FDC)

Frontline workers in health, education and human services agencies are offered training in the approach that emphasizes the strengths and resources of families to empower them for long-lasting change. This 90- hour interactive course and portfolio development leads to the Family Development Credential ™ (FDC) awarded by the University of Connecticut upon successful completion of the course, portfolio and an examination.


This 15-week program is offered twice a year at the beginning of March and the beginning of October. The spring 2017 schedule is Friday, March 3 - June 24, 10 am - 5 pm. Tuition is $1000; the fee for the credentialing exam is $300. For additional information and permission to register, call Phyllis Rafti, Program Coordinator, at (718) 960-8512.