Administrative Office Technology


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The Administrative Office Technology program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for success in today's computerized office environment. 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 business math, English, office procedures, and work simulations. Upon enrollment, students select an area of concentration from the following areas:  Accounting Assistant, Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,945.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,343.00

Program Credentials

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

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1745 Harriman Highway
Harriman, TN 37748

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: 
Keyboarding and Document Processing
Office Procedures
Computer Essentials
Office Technology Foundations
Second Trimester: 
Document Processing
Spreadsheet Applications
Office Procedures II
Third Trimester: 
College Accounting (Accounting Assistant)
Payroll (Accounting Assistant)
QuickBooks (Accounting Assistant)
Medical Terminology (Medical Administrative Assistant)
Medical Office Procedures (Medical Administrative Assistant)
Electronic Health Records (Medical Administrative Assistant)
Introduction to Insurance (Medical Administrative Assistant)
Medical Office Practicum/Simulation (Medical Administrative Assistant)
Introduction to Medical Coding (Optional)
Business Communications (Administrative Assistant)
Practicum/Software Simulation (Administrative Assistant)
Financial Functions (Administrative Assistant)


Microsoft Office Specialist, Word
Microsoft Office Specialist, Excel
Intuit Quickbooks Certified User
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist

Books and Supplies Lists


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