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Business Office Technology

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The Industry

In an industry with an estimated job growth of 12% by 2020, this profession is vital to the success of many companies. With a median annual income of $34,660, and with medical and retirement benefits available at many jobs, the earning potential for entry level receptionists and administrative assistants is well over the national average for most other occupations.

Our Business Technology Program

Prepares students with a broad business background and provides specialized training in office skills

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Associate in Technical Arts — Business Technology programs

Our Business Technology program prepares students for entry-level employment as office assistants, receptionists, and transcriptionists in general offices, schools, government agencies, or in hospitals and medical offices. With two areas of focus for students to follow, Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant, students are prepared with a broad business background and specialized training in office skills specific to these industries.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include secretaries and administrative assistants in:

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Government Agencies
  • Medical Offices
  • Business

Occupational Outlook, Job & Salary Statistics

For statistics on secretary and administrative assistant occupations, see:

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