Office Technologies Computer Application Specialist
A degree or certificate in Office Technologies can be your stepping stone into the business world. As reliance on technology continues to expand, the role of the office professional has greatly evolved. In fact, almost every job today requires that employees are productive in the use of office applications and systems.
The Office Technologies courses emphasize proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of programs, as well as provide a strong foundation in business communication, administrative processes and current business practices.
Whether your goal is to qualify for an entry-level administrative support position, be more productive in your current position or enhance your technical skills in order to expand your career opportunities, the Office Technologies programs will help you confidently handle the demands of the modern office.
Program Description – Office Technologies AAS
Office professionals in today’s fast-paced business world must possess excellent computer, communications and other administrative skills. This curriculum prepares students for careers in office systems administration, which would include positions such as administrative assistant, office manager, sales assistant, customer service representative and executive assistant. Graduates are employed in a wide variety of fields and types of organizations—international corporations, law firms, hospitals, schools, government offices and small companies.
The program of study in Office Technologies provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to not only perform effectively in today’s office environment, but also to be prepared to meet the challenges of continually evolving technologies and job responsibilities. Students enrolled in this curriculum have the opportunity to obtain college credit for paid work experience through our Cooperative Education program.
Program Description – Office Technologies Certificate
This skills-oriented program is designed for students wishing to begin or resume a career in office administration. In as little as two semesters of full-time study, students will develop or update the skills necessary to gain employment in an office environment that is increasingly dependent on computer and communications technologies. Those who are employed full-time during the day can enroll in evening courses on a part-time basis.
Through hands-on instructional activities, students learn to use the software programs and develop the administrative office skills that today’s employers require. Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to obtain college credit for paid work experience through our Cooperative Education program. Those credits, in addition to all the credits earned for the Certificate, may be applied to an Associate Degree in Office Technologies