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.
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
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