Technical and Professional Studies Departments
Get the technical and interpersonal skills you need for the best administrative assistant jobs! The Office Technology Program offers training in areas related to the fast-paced, diverse, and exciting Office Business Environment. Student will gain intensive, hands-on experience using the most widely used computer applications used in the industry, including: the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Power) as well as Quick Books.
Included in the AAS in Business, Office Technology Program option, is the opportunity to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams in Word and Excel without cost to the student. Students in the Office Technology program can also choose to take the MOS certification exams in PowerPoint and Access without cost.
Achieving the Microsoft Office Specialist certification gives our students the marketable skills necessary to set them apart in a competitive job market. A 2011 study by IT industry trade association CompTIA showed that two-thirds of hiring managers in the IT industry placed a high value on software certifications when choosing new hires.
Upon graduation, students are immediately employable as:
With additional training and education, students can obtain employment as the following:
To obtain more information about the Office Technology program see an advisor or an Office Technology faculty member.
Programs of Study
For additional information, contact Business and Information Technology Administrative Specialist Tamara Simmons at (501) 771-6038.