Administrative Office Technology


The Adminstrative Office Technology program is designed to provide the students with the skills and experiences necessary to prepare them for entry-level employment in the fast-paced, rewarding business world. Students develop clerical skills, experience hands-on training with modern office equipment, and become proficient in keyboarding and the use of business-related software and technology. Students prepare to perform efficiently a wide variety of office functions. Additionally, the program incorporates the development of interpersonal skills and professional attitudes.

Upon completion of the program, graduates have a solid understanding of office procedures, a variety of core office skills, and a thorough knowledge of business-related software. Graduates find employment in various types offices including healthcare, business, education and government.

• Computer Software Proficiency

- Microsoft Office

- Word - Excel

- PowerPoint

• Records Management/Filing

• Business Communications

• Office Procedures

• Keyboarding/Data Entry


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,055.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,500.00

Program Credentials

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

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1635 Technology Way
Athens, TN 37303

Job Duties

Perform routine 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: 53,690

Current job openings per year: 5,510


Melinda Parker
423-744-2814 x209

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