Program Start Date: Fall or Spring terms
Minimum Program Length: 64 academic weeks; 5 terms day or 5 terms evening; 64 credits
Curriculum Code: 35007
Administrative Office Technology students develop basic and advanced skills in microcomputer word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, web page and database design and maintenance. Students focus on communication, accounting, general office procedures, and professional development and office management skills.
Students use up-to-date microcomputer hardware and software similar to that used in business and industry and case studies to develop office supervision skills. Projects simulate actual applications in today’s offices, allowing students to develop advanced individual and integrated software application skills. Students develop effective communication, team-building and problem-solving skills. Students are required to complete practical work experience in a local business office.
Administrative assistant, executive assistant, office manager, administrative professional.
This program prepares students for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification. The college offers experiential learning credit opportunities for students who have successfully passed the Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) examination. Students are encouraged to contact the Business Technologies department chair for more information.
EEDA Career Cluster:
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security; Marketing, Sales & Services; Business, Management & Administration; Human Service