Administrative Office Technology

About

The mission of the program is to provide technical instruction and skill development to enable students to enter employment for a career in the business field. Students receive up-to-date instruction, realistic work simulations, and experience on today’s most widely used office equipment and software. Through this program, individual instruction is provided in accounting, office techniques, transcription, communications, computer operations, word processing, and spreadsheet applications. The program has been carefully structured so that each student may reach maximum skill levels regardless of prior office training or experience. The program also teaches the interpersonal and instructive skills required in an office setting. Training and instruction can be tailored to meet the needs of those who want to upgrade or update existing secretarial or clerical skills. TestOut Microsoft Office Certifications are an excellent addition to a student’s portfolio and serves as an impressive credential when applying for future employment opportunities.

 

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 $3,843.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,964.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
General Office Assistant 432Certificate
Office Software Specialist864Certificate
Administrative Assistant 1296Diploma
Accounting Assistant1296Diploma
Medical Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Call Center Support Technician144 Certificate

Campus Locations

Main Campus
P.O. Box 614
1233 East College Street
Pulaski, TN 38478

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: 
Worker Characteristics
Orientation, Safety, Haven, and Alcohol EDU
Office Technology Foundations/Technology Foundations
Keyboarding and Data Entry
Office Procedures I
Computer Essentials
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Word Processing Applications
Spreadsheet Applications
Office Procedures II
Employability Skills
Third Trimester: 
Administrative Assistant Elective:
Worker Characteristics
Business Communications
Customer Service
Financial Functions
Practicum and Simulations
Accounting Assistant Elective for Third Trimester:
Worker Characteristics
Accounting
Payroll
Automated Accounting
Medical Administrative Assistant Elective for Third Trimester:
Worker Characteristics
Medical Terminology
Medical Ethics and Office Management
Introduction to Medical Insurance
Electronic Health Records
Medical Practicum & Simulation

Certifications

TestOut Microsoft Office Certifications

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Brent Nelson
931-424-2432

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