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Business Office Technology

Business Office Technology

The AAS degree in Business Office Technology includes a combination of courses and practical experiences designed to prepare the student for employment as an administrative assistant, office assistant, legal secretary, bookkeeper, and in other related occupations. The program includes an in-depth study of software used in modern offices, communication skills, systematizing information about transactions and activities into accounts and quantitative records, paying and receiving money, and generally accepted office procedures. 

Level I Certificate:

The Office Specialist Certificate in Business Office Technology is a one semester certificate designed to provide an introduction to the field of business office technology. Graduates of the certificate will possess the basic knowledge needed to hold an entry-level position as an office specialist, office clerk, receptionist, or other related role. The certificate is part of the Business Office Technology department, which also includes a Level II Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree. The Level I Certificate does not require TSI or other testing. TSI readiness is required for continuation into the Level II Certificate and AAS degree.

Level II Certificate:

The Administrative Assistant Certificate provides fundamental knowledge in the field of business office technology. This Level II Certificate builds on knowledge gained in the Level I Certificate and provides a more in-depth study of accounting methods and software, word processing, and professional practices. TSI readiness is required.
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