Administrative Office Technology


The Administrative Office Technology program is designed to develop skills through technical training necessary for entry-level employment in an office setting of the 21st Century.The curriculum reflects the use of the latest software applications and state-of-the-art office equipment. 

During the technical training, students also learn proper office procedures, and interpersonal skills through the strong emphasis of worker characteristics necessary for success in any working environment. Additionally, many of the courses assist the student with the preparation needed to sit for various certification examinations.

The program is designed to prepare students for employment with a variety of professional organizations as accounting assistants, administrative assistants, or medical administrative assistants.​


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,119.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $396.50

Program Credentials

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

Campus Locations

Main Campus
426 Highway 91 North
Elizabethton, TN 37643


First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Technology Foundations
Orientation and Safety
Success Strategies
Keyboarding & Data Entry
Office Procedures I
Computer Essentials
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Word Processing Applications
Spreadsheet Applications
Office Procedures II
Employability Skills
Third Trimester: 
(Choose your program focus)
Worker Characteristic (all program focuses)
Accounting Assistant
• Accounting
• Payroll
• Computerized Accounting
Administrative Assistant
• Customer Service
• Financial Functions
• Business Communications
• Practicum/Software Simulation
Medical Administrative Assistant
• Medical Terminology
• Medical Ethics & Office Management
• Introduction to Medical Insurance
• Electronic Health Records
• Medical Practicum/Simulation I
Financial Services
• Business Communications
• Financial Functions
• Understanding Bank Products
• Teller Basics
Legal Administrative Assistant
• Legal Terminology
• Legal Office Technology
• Legal Office Ethics & Procedures
• Legal Office Practicum


Electronic Health Records (NHA)
Medical Administrative Assistant (NHA)
MOS Certification (Microsoft Office Specialist)


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