Administrative Office Technology

About

The Administrative Office Technology program provides essential training in business office procedures, customer service skills, business communications, keyboarding and document processing, proofreading and editing, business etiquette, problem-solving, business writing, records and file management, and business computer skills. Students receive general office and administrative support training. In addition, students can choose an elective in the following career areas:  administrative assistant, accounting assistant, or medical administrative assistant and will receive a diploma upon completing this training. Students who meet the requirements in academic and worker characteristic criteria will have the opportunity for a practicum experience within the Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant diploma electives. Graduates will be ready for an entry-level administrative career.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,738.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,450.00

Program Credentials

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

Campus Locations

Lexington Extension Campus
230 S. Broad Street
Lexington, TN 38351
Main Campus
2468 Technology Center Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301

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

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

Instructors

Chris Rowland
731-424-0691

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