What is Administrative Office Technology?
Do you enjoy working with technology and people? Are you organized and reliable? Do you have excellent communication and customer service skills? Office Systems has a career plan for you. The program prepares students to work in an office setting using word processing, electronic mail, desktop publishing, databases, and spreadsheets.
Job titles may include administrative assistant, office assistant, or office manager. Technical courses combined with general education courses prepare students for today's workforce and provide a basis for lifelong learning.
Program graduates are employed in professional offices, education, government, business and industry. Additionally, you may also choose to sit for the Certified Professional Secretary Examination, Certified Administrative Professional Examination, or Microsoft Office Specialists Certifications.
What are my career choices?
You will look for jobs like administrative assistant, office assistant, office manager, and financial assistant. These workers use office technology and computers to deliver accurate communication and to exchange information on a timely basis.
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
There are no special admission requirements for this program. Please consult WKCTC's general admission requirements.
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.
Field Licensure Requirements
Depending upon the certification specialties chosen to complete the degree there may be additional testing needed in addition to completing the program. Please consult with the program advisor for specific testing requirements.