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Certifiably Empowering Certifications:
Administrative Professionals Certifications


Specific certifications and certification providers in the administrative industry


Be sure to read our article, Certifiably Empowering: Hot Fields in Which Certification May Boost Your Career to learn more about the power of certifications and your career.


Among the certifications offered in the administrative field:


Issued by the International Association of Administrative Professionals:
  • Certified Professional Secretary (CPS)
  • Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) rating.


Issued by the International Virtual Assistants Association:


Issued by the National Association of Legal Secretaries:
  • Accredited Legal Secretary (ALS)
  • Certified Professional Legal Secretary (PLS)


Issued by Microsoft:
  • Microsoft Office Specialist



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