Executive Assistance

This specialization, comprised of required courses and electives, sets students up for a satisfying and in-demand career as a senior-level executive assistant.

This program is perfect for...

  • Individuals exploring a career switch into customer and investor relations, human resources, event planning, and more
  • Entry-level or mid-level support staff seeking a position with more trust and responsibility
  • Those looking for senior-level executive assistant positions in a range of fields
  • Working support/secretarial professionals looking to enhance business skills

What you can learn.

  • Project management and salesforce CRM (customer relations management)
  • Interpersonal communication skills and dynamics
  • Effective business writing
  • Leadership strategies and business ethics

Please note

This certificate program is no longer accepting new students. Existing students may contact our student advisor at industrysegmentprograms@uclaextension.edu for more information.


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
COMCTN X 482.7
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 109
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 430.811
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 430.812
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 430.813
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
Ethics Requirement
MGMT 891.02
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Students must complete one elective course.
MGMT X 490.996
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 482.202
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.814
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

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