Online Schools and Courses for Professional Secretaries

Enrolling in online Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) training can help you prepare to pass the CPS exam. Learn more about online CPS review courses, and check the technical requirements for completing an online course. Get info on choosing a school for your CPS training. Schools offering Administrative Assistant degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

What You Need to Know

Students pursuing Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) training can get a certificate and will cover courses related to office work and administration. Online courses tend to focus on preparing candidates for the CPS test.

Programs Certificate for CPS, with or without college credits
Courses Office systems and technology, communication, accounting, office administration and management
Online Most programs online prepare for the CPS examination

What Can I Learn?

Professional secretaries - more commonly called certified professional secretaries - are secretaries who have earned the CPS designation. Most online programs for professional secretaries are geared toward training for the CPS exam. In these programs, you'll spend most of your time reviewing exam topics, including the following:

  • Office systems
  • Technology
  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Office administration
  • Management

How Do I Select a School?

If you are new to online learning or feel you may need extra help in your CPS courses, look for online programs that are guided by instructors. You may want to choose a program that offers sample tests at the end of each course. Additionally, if you desire a more traditional classroom environment while studying online, you can choose programs that place you in a cohort, giving you the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with fellow classmates.

What Types of Online Professional Secretary Programs Can I Enroll In?

For some programs, you'll earn a certificate and college credits. Other programs are non-credit, though grades or continuing education credits may sometimes be requested.

What Hardware or Software Components Will I Need to Take the Review Course?

Each program will have different requirements. Online CPS courses can be presented using plain text, pre-recorded lectures, streaming video content or short animated clips. The hardware and software you'll need will depend on the format your courses are presented in. Regardless of the program, you will need Internet access. Some programs require you to use a specific Web browser, like Internet Explorer or Firefox.

The operating system you have is important as well. For some, you'll need the latest version of Windows, while others may require the latest Mac operating system. You might also need certain software in order to view course materials. This may mean owning or having access to video-playing or animation software such as Adobe Flash Player or Microsoft PowerPoint.

To continue researching, browse degree options below for course curriculum, prerequisites and financial aid information. Or, learn more about the subject by reading the related articles below:

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