General Clerical

General Clerical

AWARD: Career Studies Certificate
LENGTH: 1 Year


The career studies certificate in General Clerical is designed for the student who desires training in basic office processes. Upon completion of the program, the student may seek an entry-level position such as receptionist, file clerk, and more.  This program leads into the Administrative Management Technology AAS Degree.

Courses in this program fulfill requirements for the Administrative Management Technology AAS degree.  The General Clerical Career Studies Certificate program alone is NOT eligible for financial aid.  Interested students should consult a counselor for further information.


Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.


  • Access to a computer that meets or exceeds the PC Specifications for Non-Technical Programs.
  • All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for General Clerical CSC  is a tool for students that lists the following items:

  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Access the recommended CVCC Program Pathway for General Clerical CSC:

General Clerical CSC