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Office Technology Management

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The Office Technology Management degree prepares students for a variety of roles in today’s ever-changing 21st century office environment. Students will gain a solid foundation in office management skills with opportunities for specialization in Administrative or Medical Office Technology Management.  Not only will students gain an understanding of the roles and skills used by administrative assistants, they will also gain vital knowledge in business, business communication, and accounting.

Each concentration offers excellent employment opportunities in a variety of administrative, clerical, and other front office roles in a variety of industries. Career paths include jobs such as administrative assistant, executive secretary, general office manager, office clerk, receptionist, and medical office assistant. Opportunities are especially strong in customer service, hospital administration, medical offices, law firms, religious organizations, real estate firms, government offices, car dealerships, hotels, schools, sports teams, libraries, transportation and manufacturing.

Students in this program will be expected to:

  • Have a strong command of the English language, including written and oral communications;
  • Demonstrate reading comprehension skills appropriate for a college-level class.
  • Demonstrate arithmetic and computation skills;
  • Possess eye/hand coordination (dexterity) for manipulating computer keyboards and other office equipment;
  • Have sufficient manual dexterity to produce legible written documents in a timely manner and use a keyboard and calculator;
  • Be comfortable using computers and computer application software;
  • Have the ability to cope with multi-tasking, self-management of some course content/tasks/simulations, and a variety of teaching/learning methods;
  • Be able to sit or stand at a desk or workstation and stay on task for extended periods of time;
  • Have the ability to follow instructions;

Exercise professional decorum in the classroom environment.

ADMNISTRATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT DEGREE

 

First Year
Fall Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ENGL100L  English Composition 4 0 4
ESNT1200L  College Essentials 1 0 1
OTM1210L  Documentation I 2 2 3
OTM1250L  Administrative Office Management 3 0 3
  Social Science Elective 3 0 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3 0 3
  Total 15 2 17
 

First Year
Spring Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
BUS1300L  Introduction to Business 3 0 3
CIS1320L Software Applications 3 2 4
ENGL1230L Business Communications 3 0 3
OTM2210L  Business Documentation II 2 2 3
  Business  Elective 3 0 3
  Total 14 4 16
 

Second Year
Fall Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT1310L   Accounting I 3 0 3
CIS2420L  Database Management 2 2 3
OTM2250L   Administrative Office Procedures 2 2 3
  Business Elective 3 0 3
  Mathematics Elective 3 0 3
  Open Elective 3 0 3
  Total 16 4 18
 

Second Year
Spring Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
OTM1400L  Principles of Records Management 2 0 2
BUS1150L  Professional Development 1 0 1
CIS2350L  Spreadsheets 2 2 3
ACCT2730L  Introduction to Computerized Accounting 2 2 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Elective 3 0 3
  Science Elective 3 0 3
  Total 13 2 15
 

Total Credits: 66

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT DEGREE

 

First Year
Fall Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ENGL1200L  English Composition 4 0 4
ESNT1200L  College Essentials 1 0 1
OTM1210L  Business Documentation I 2 2 3
OTM1250L  Administrative Office Management 3 0 3
OTM1310L  Medical Terminology 3 0 3
OTM1560L  Law and Ethics for the Medical Professional 3 0 3
  Total 15 2 16
 

First Year
Spring Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
BUS1300L  Introduction to Business 3 0 3
CIS1320L Software Applications 3 2 4
ENGL1230L Business Communications 3 0 3
OTM2210L  Business Documentation II 2 2 3
  Business  Elective 3 0 3
  Total 14 4 16
 

Second Year
Fall Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT1310L   Accounting I 3 0 3
  Business Elective 3 0 3
  Social Science Elective 3 0 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3 0 3
  Mathematics Elective 3 0 3
  Open Elective 3 0 3
  Total 18 0 18
 

Second Year
Spring Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
OTM1400L  Principles of Records Management 2 0 2
BUS1150L  Professional Development 1 0 1
OTM2520L Medical Insurance Billing 3 0 3
OTM2270L   Medical Office Procedures 2 2 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Elective 3 0 3
  Science Elective 3 0 3
  Total 14 2 16

Total Credits: 67

Office Technology Management students may take any business or accounting class to satisfy business electives as long as it is not required course in the program. 

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE

Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT1310L  Accounting I 3 0 3
BUS1150L  Professional Development 1 0 1
CIS1320L Software Applications 3 4 4
ENGL1230L   Business Communications 3 0 3
OTM1210L  Business Documentation I 2 2 3
OTM1250L  Administrative Office Management 3 0 3
OTM1400L  Principles of Records Management 2 0 2
OTM2210L  Business Documentation II 2 2 3
OTM2250L  Administrative Office Procedures 2 2 3
ACCT2730L  Introduction to Computerized Accounting 2 2 3
ESNT1200L College Essentials 1 0 1
  Total 23 10 28

Total Credits: 28

Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE

Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
BUS1150L  Professional Development 1 0 1
CIS1320L Software Applications 3 4 4
OTM1210L  Business Documentation I 2 2 3
OTM1250L  Administrative Office Management 3 0 3
OTM1310L  Medical Terminology 3 0 3
OTM1400L  Principles of Records Management 2 0 2
OTM1560L  Law and Ethics for the Medical Professional 3 0 3
OTM2210L  Business Documentation II 2 2 3
OTM2270L   Medical Office Procedures 2 2 3
OTM2520L   Medical Insurance Billing 3 0 3
ESNT1200L College Essentials 1 0 1
  Total 25 8 29

Total Credits: 29

Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement

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