Association of Administrative Assistants (AAA) Equivalency

  • Type: Online
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring

About this part-time equivalency program ( What's this?)

This series of courses can be used to grant credit towards the Association of Administrative Assistants – Qualified Administrative Assistant designation. The Association of Administrative Assistants is a Canadian chartered non-profit professional organization founded in April 1951. The Association is proactive in encouraging its members to further their education and enhance their career opportunities by continuously upgrading their skills and professionalism. Association members are encouraged to obtain the Qualified Administrative Assistant (Q.A.A.) designation. The Qualified Administrative Assistant Program consists of three compulsory courses and four elective courses offered at eighteen post secondary institutions across Canada. The first graduating class was in May 1960. In May 2012, the Q.A.A. designation was awarded to our 715th graduate.

Program Delivery

AAA Requirement: Business English
AAA Requirement: Organizational Behaviour
AAA Requirement: Supervision and Management Studies
AAA Requirement: Business or Commercial Law
AAA Requirement: Computer Technology
AAA Requirement: Economics
AAA Requirement: Event Management

Not available at this time.

AAA Requirement: Financial Accounting
AAA Requirement: Human Resources Management
AAA Requirement: Marketing
AAA Requirement: Project Management
AAA Requirement: Psychology
AAA Requirement: Public Relations

Not available at this time.

AAA Requirement: Social Media
AAA Requirement: Statistics

Not available at this time.

AAA Requirement: Website Design and Management

Not available at this time.

How to Obtain Your Equivalencies

To obtain credit for equivalency courses taken, individuals will be required to submit their application to the Association of Administrative Assistants.

For further information, please contact the National Registrar at

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time equivalency programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may follow the directions of the professional association to obtain your equivalencies.