Administrative Office Technology


The Administrative Office Technology program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for success in today's computerized office. Students are offered an opportunity to experience extensive hands-on training with up-to-date office equipment and computer software.  Students also receive course work in math, English, filing, office procedures, and work simulations. Upon enrollment, students select an area of concentration from the following areas:  Accounting, Administrative Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, or Legal Administrative Assistant.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time, Your Own Pace
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,738.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,304.53
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
General Office Assistant 432Certificate
Office Software Specialist864Certificate
Medical Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Accounting Assistant1296Diploma
Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Legal Administrative Assistant1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Ripley Campus
127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063

Job Duties

Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 60,630

Current job openings per year: 6,310


First Trimester: 
Orientation & Safety
Office Technology Foundations
Keyboarding & Data Entry
Office Procedures I
Computer Essentials
Worker Characteristic
Second Trimester: 
Word Processing Applications
Spreadsheet Applications
Office Procedures II
Employability Skills
Worker Characteristic
Third Trimester: 
Administrative Assistant Diploma
Business Communications
Customer Service
Financial Functions
Practicum & Simulations
Accounting Assistant Diploma
Automated Accounting
Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma
Medical Terminology
Medical Ethics and Office Management
Introduction to Medical Insurance
Electronic Health Records
Medical Practicum & Simulation
Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma
Legal Terminology
Legal Office Technology
Legal Office Ethics & Proc
Legal Office Practicum
Worker Characteristic


Microsoft Office User Specialist (Word 2016)
Microsoft Office User Specialist (Excel 2016)
Microsoft Office User Specialist (PowerPoint)
Intuit Quickbooks Certified User


Ashley Adkins
Ashley Adkins

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