Administrative Office Technology


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.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,444.00

Program Credentials

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

Campus Locations

Main Campus
716 McMurry Blvd East
Hartsville, TN 37074

Job Duties

Perform routine 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: 47,010

Current job openings per year: 4,880


First Trimester: 
AOT 0001 Worker Characteristic
AOT 1005 Success Strategies
AOT 1010 Orientation & Safety
AOT 1021 Technology Foundations
AOT 1030 Keyboarding & Data Entry
AOT 1040 Office Procedures I
AOT 1050 Computer Essentials
Second Trimester: 
AOT 0002 Worker Characteristic
AOT 2015 Word Processing Applications
AOT 2025 Spreadsheet Applications
AOT 2030 Office Procedures II
AOT 2045 Employability Skills
Third Trimester: 
AOT 0003 Worker Characterisitic
AOT 3010 Business Communications
AOT 3020 Customer Service
AOT 3030 Financial Functions
AOT 3040 Practicum & Simulations
AOT 3050 Accounting
AOT 3060 Payroll
AOT 3071 Computerized Accounting
AOT 3080 Medical Terminology
AOT 3090 Medical Ethics & Office Managment
AOT 3100 Introduction to Medical Insurance
AOT 3110 Electronic Health Records
AOT 3120 Medical Practicum & Simulation


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

Books and Supplies Lists


Angie Anderson
615-374-2147 x116

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