2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jun 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Technology Diploma

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Program Description

The Business Technology diploma prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven work places. The program includes courses in office technology and diploma-level general education courses. Students receive comprehensive training in preparation for a variety of employment situations. Graduates of the Business Administrative Assistant concentration will have completed the diploma, General Office Assistant certificate and the Microsoft office Applications Professional certificate. Graduates of the Medical Administrative Assistant concentration will have completed the diploma, the Medical Office Assistant certificate and the Medical Billing Clerk certificate. (Program Length: 4 Semesters)

Students who do not type at least 25 words per minute will be advised to take BUSN 1100  their first semester.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will find opportunities in business or medical offices as an administrative assistant, virtual administrative assistant, office administrator, executive assistant, medical billing assistant, medical insurance coder, receptionist and/or front office assistant depending on their concentration

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Click here to review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Business Technology diploma.


Essential General Education Core Courses (8 Credits)


(Completion of ONE of the following concentrations is required for graduation.)

Business Administrative Assistant Concentration (24 Credits)



Any BUSN course not required for program completion. Recommended electives:

Medical Administrative Assistant Concentration (24 Credits)


Total Hours: 49


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.

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