Administrative Office Technology

About

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.​

Class Hours

Classes meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Main Campus.

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 $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,426.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
General Office Assistant 432Certificate
Administrative Assistant864Certificate
Accounting Assistant1296Diploma
Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Medical Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Legal Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Financial Services Assistant1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
426 Highway 91 North
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Job Duties

Perform routine clerical and 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: 60,630

Current job openings per year: 6,310

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
(Core courses - first and second trimester)
Orientation and Safety
Office Technology Foundations
Keyboarding/Data Entry
Office Procedures I & II
Computer Essentials
Word Processing Applications
Spreadsheet Applications
Employability Skills
Second Trimester: 
(Core courses continue)
Third Trimester: 
(Choose your program: Accounting, Administrative Assistant, or Medical Administration)
Accounting
---Accounting
---Payroll
---Computerized Accounting
Administrative Assistant
---Customer Service
---Financial Functions
---Business Communications
---Practicum/Software Simulation
Medical Administration
---Medical Terminology
---Medical Ethics & Office Management
---Introduction to Medical Insurance
---Electronic Health Records
---Medical Practicum/Simulation I

Certifications

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

Instructors

Alesia Miller
423-543-0070

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