What skills do students learn in this program?
The Business Administrative Technology diploma program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The program emphasizes the use of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, internet research and electronic file management. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and technology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Also provided are opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of business administrative technology.
Graduates of the program receive a Business Administrative Technology Diploma with a specialization in one of the following: Business Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.
What types of students thrive in the program and in this career field? Those who:
- have strong communication skills
- understand the importance of good customer service skills
- are detail oriented
- are willing to learn new skills in a fluid environment
What types of jobs are available to graduates of this program? Where can they work?
- Customer service
- Administrative Assistant
- Inventory control clerk
- Front office assistant