Administrative Office Technology

photo of African American woman on phone in office settingThe new role of administrative assistant is more than filing and answering the telephone.  Administrative assistants are also in charge of maintaining the office's efficiency by organizing meetings, tracking paper and electronic files, preparing research reports and overseeing budgets.  Employers are seeking out assistants with high potential and critical thinking abilities.

Our program faculty work closely with area industry to maintain a bridge between students and employment opportunities.

iaap logoGET INVOLVED!  Our students are involved with the International Association for Administrative Professionals. Their mission is to enhance the success of career-minded administrative professionals by providing opportunities for growth through education, community building and leadership development.


Secretary and Administrative Assistant
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers. 
Median salary: $29,100

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Associate Degrees:
General Business
Administrative Office Technology
Administrative Support
Basic Accounting
Entrepreneurship Business Plan

Zeus Industrial Products 
Sun Printing
C.F. Evans Construction       

Accounting - 83%
General Business - 89%
Administrative Office - 80%
Administrative Support - 100%
Basic Accounting - 100%

Name of Program: Associate Degree, Administrative Office Technology and Related Diploma
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
• Perform basic office/receptionist functions.
• Use computer skills.
• Demonstrate professional attributes (soft skills).
• Develop interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrate pre-employment skills.

• Perform basic office/receptionist functions.• Use computer skills.• Demonstrate professional attributes (soft skills).• Develop interpersonal skills.• Demonstrate pre-employment skills.


Associate in Applied Science degree programs in Accounting, General Business, Administrative Office Technology, and Computer Technology are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). 

The ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education that supports, celebrates, and rewards teaching excellence. The organization promotes continuous improvement and recognizes excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around the world. 

The accreditation review process provides an opportunity to examine the business programs on a continuous basis, and upholds the business unit's responsibility for the quality of business education and commitment to continuous quality improvement. 

ACBSP is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) which requires that each accredited institution or program provide information to the public about its performance, including student achievement. 

2013 Quality Assurance Report