Date of Award


Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


STEM Education & Professional Studies


Occupational and Technical Studies

Committee Director

Ritz, John M.


Answers were sought to the following questions: 1. Are there stenographic positions available in the Suffolk, Virginia business community for the inexperienced worker who has had stenographic training? 2. Do employers have a preference as to the educational training of their beginning stenographic employees? 3. What skills, knowledge and personal qualities do employers expect from beginning stenographic workers? 4. If there are stenographic positions open to inexperienced stenographers, are these employees adequately trained to fill the positions? If not, what areas need improvement?

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