Administrative Office Technology

About

The Administrative Office Technology (formerly Business Systems Technology) program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for success in today's computerized office. Students are offered an opportunity to experience extensive hands-on training with up-to-date office equipment and computer software.  Students also receive course work in math, English, filing, office procedures, and work simulations. Upon enrollment, students select an area of concentration from the following areas:  Accounting, Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $956.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
General Office Assistant 432Certificate
Office Software Specialist864Certificate
Medical Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Accounting Assistant1296Diploma
Administrative Assistant1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
716 McMurry Blvd East
Hartsville, TN 37074

Job Duties

Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 60,630

Current job openings per year: 6,310

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Technology Foundations
Keyboarding and Data Entry
Office Procedures I
Computer Essentials
Second Trimester: 
Word Processing Applications
Spreadsheet Applications
Office Procedures II
Employability Skills
Third Trimester: 
Business Communications
Customer Service
Financial Functions
Simulation
General Accounting
Computerized Accounting
Payroll Accounting
Medical Office Assisting and Ethics
Medical Terminology
Medical Insurance
Electronic Health Record

Certifications

Microsoft Office User Specialist (Word 2013)
Microsoft Office User Specialist (Excel 2013)
Microsoft Office User Specialist (PowerPoint)
Microsoft Office User Specialist (Outlook)
Microsoft Office User Specialist Expert (Word 2013 and Excel 2013)
Microsoft Office User Specialist (Master)
Intuit Quickbooks Certified User
National Health Care Association – Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
National Health Care Association – Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification
National Health Care Association – Certified Billing and Coding Specialist
National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB) – Accounting Certification
NACPB – QuickBooks Certification
NACPB – Payroll Certification

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

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