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Degrees & Certificates
The Business Programs/Business Office Applications Technology offers an Associate Degree in Business Office Applications with an Administrative Assistant major that will enable students to acquire technology and software knowledge as well as management and team-building skills. Students also learn office procedures and interpersonal skills so that they may become an integral part of any management team. These skills will enable an employee to assume responsibility without direct supervision, display initiative, exercise judgment, and prepare business communications and presentations.
The Medical Cognate prepares students to work in medical settings such as hospitals, physician offices, clinics, dental offices, and insurance companies.
Business Office Applications offers two certificate programs.
The Office Specialist Certificate prepares students for the globally-recognized Microsoft® Office Specialist certification. In today’s workplace, more employers require that office workers are knowledgeable in all areas of Microsoft Office software applications. Students develop skills in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, presentation graphics, database management, electronic mail and personal information management, and file and folder management. These skills prepare students to be more productive while using the most up-to-date technologies. This certificate is available as an online/distance learning option.
The Bookkeeping Certificate prepares students for a career in office bookkeeping. This bookkeeping certificate includes preparatory courses enabling students to sit for a nationally recognized Bookkeeping certification exam. This certificate program may be completed in three quarters and provides a solid foundation of accounting and bookkeeping principles, electronic spreadsheets, and computerized accounting software packages. This certificate is also available as an online/distance learning option.