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
Administrative Support Specialist864Certificate
Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Accounting Assistant1296Diploma
Medical Administrative Assistant1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1635 Technology Way
PO BOX 848
Athens, TN 37303


First Trimester: 
AOT 0001 - Worker Characteristic AOT 1021 - Technology Foundations AOT 1010 - Orientation & Safety AOT 1005 - Success Strategies AOT 1030 - Keyboarding & Data Entry AOT 1040 - Office Procedures I AOT 1050 - Computer Essentials
Second Trimester: 
AOT 0002 - Worker Characteristic AOT 2015 - Word Processing Applications AOT 2025 - Spreadsheet Applications AOT 2030 - Office Procedures II AOT 2045 - Employability Skills
Third Trimester: 
AOT 0003 - Worker Characteristics AOT 3010 - Business Communications - Administrative Assistant AOT 3020 - Customer Service AOT 3030 - Financial Functions - Administrative Assistant AOT 3040 - Practicum & Simulations
AOT 0003 - Worker Characteristics AOT 3050 - Accounting AOT 3060 - Payroll AOT 3071 - Computerized Accounting
AOT 0003 - Worker Characteristic - Medical Administrative Assistant AOT 3080 - Medical Terminology AOT 3090 - Medical Ethics and Office Management AOT 3100 - Intro to Medical Insurance AOT 3110 - Electronic Health Records AOT 3120

Books and Supplies Lists


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