Administrative Office Technology


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.








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 $1,579.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
General Office Assistant 432Certificate
Administrative Support 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: 60,630

Current job openings per year: 6,310


First Trimester: 
Success Strategies
Orientation & Safety
Technology Foundations
Keyboarding/Data Entry
Office Procedures I
Computer Essential
Second Trimester: 
Word Processing Applications
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


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

Books and Supplies Lists


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