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EAC offering online AIS degree this spring

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EAC offering online AIS degree this spring

By Lori Dugan

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College offers an Administrative Information Services (AIS) degree that is now available completely online. “This degree is designed to provide the skills necessary to function as an administrative professional in business,” says EAC’s AIS and business instructor, Dana Barnett. “There’s no shortage of job openings for administrative assistants in career areas including office management, records management, desktop publishing, and executive assistant, to name a few.”

Students enrolled in the Administrative Information Services program will be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams and the International Association for Administrative Professionals Certified Administrative Professional Exam. “From there, students can go anywhere,” said Barnett. “They can branch into administrative/executive assistant, accounting, desktop publishing, and legal work.”

For more information about the Administrative Information Services programs at Eastern, contact Barnett at (928) 428-8422. Many of the classes can be accomplished around existing work schedules or online. Spring classes begin January 7, 2015.