Administrative Office Technology

About

The Administrative Office Technology program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for success in today's computerized office. Students are offered an opportunity to experience extensive hands-on training with up-to-date office equipment and computer software.  Students also receive course work in filing, office procedures, and work simulations. Upon enrollment, students select an area of concentration from the following areas:  Accounting, Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day, Online
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,775.00
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Program Credentials

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

Campus Locations

Hawkins County Branch
323 Phipps Bend Road
Surgoinsville, TN 37873
Main Campus
821 West Louise Ave
Morristown, TN 37813-2094

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

$23,000
to
$34,600

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Office Technology Foundations
Keyboarding/Data Entry
Office Procedures I
Computer Essentials
Worker Characteristics
Second Trimester: 
Word Processing Applications
Spreadsheet Applications
Office Procedures II
Employability Skills
Worker Characteristics
Third Trimester: 
Accounting (Accounting Assistant only)
Payroll (Accounting Assistant only)
Computerized Accounting (Accounting Assistant only)
Business Communications (Administrative Assistant only)
Customer Service (Administrative Assistant only)
Financial Functions (Administrative Assistant only)
Practicum/Software Simulation (Administrative Assistant only)
Medical Terminology (Medical Administrative Assistant only)
Medical Ethics and Office Management (Medical Administrative Assistant only)
Introduction to Medical Insurance (Medical Administrative Assistant only)
Electronic Health Records (Medical Administrative Assistant only)
Medical Practicum/Simulation (Medical Administrative Assistant only)
Worker Characteristics

Instructors

Holly Hopson
423-345-4130
Sandra Murray
423-586-5771

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