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Administrative Office Technology

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The Administrative Office Technology program prepares individuals for employment as office professionals in a variety of business careers including accounting, customer service, and medical administrative assistant.

Students become competent in the latest office software applications as well as related academic courses. Technical skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, productivity, and professionalism are addressed as well. During the second trimester, AOT students obtain MOS Certifications.  AOT students develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by office professionals to succeed in today’s fast-paced, global economy. Multiple entry and exit levels accommodate working and re-entry students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,579.00
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Program Options

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

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1685 Highway 64
PO Box 489
Whiteville, TN 38075

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: 43,820

Current job openings per year: 1,180

Salary Range

$21,000
to
$31,200

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Office Technology Foundations
Computer Essentials
Keyboarding/Data Entry
Office Procedures I
Second Trimester: 
Intermediate Document Processing
Spreadsheet Applications
Office Procedures II
Employability Skills
Third Trimester: 
Accounting - Option 1
Payroll - Option 1
Computerized Accounting - Option 1
Business Communications - Option 2
Customer Service - Option 2
Financial Functions (Basic Accounting) Option 2
Practicum/Software Simulation - Option 2
Medical Terminology - Option 3
Medical Ethics & Office Management - Option 3
Introduction to Medical Insurance - Option 3
Electronic Health Records - Option 3
Medical Practicum/Simulation - Option 3

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Ella McBee
731-254-8521 x105

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