This degree program provides the student with skills necessary to prepare for employment in an office position. Training is available for those who have had no office preparation and for students with limited office skills who desire to enhance or update present skills. The program may also offer short-term training and development to those who may be seeking a career change or return to the job market. Students who value lifelong learning may also be attracted to the degree program. The program focus is skill building in the areas of keyboarding, word processing, office communications, and office procedures. Courses in business management, computer courses, and a broad background in liberal arts will add to the student's ability to develop decision-making skills. The ability to solve problems will be stressed throughout the program. Upon completion of the degree program, students will be able to enter the workplace or transfer credits to a four-year institution.
Minimum program hours: 60 credit hours
Director: Medical Office Technology/Office Technology