This certificate program provides the graduate with entry-level skills using a variety of current software applications. Students will learn to provide excellent support services and will acquire a broad range of skills in preparation for an entry-level position. Instructors are committed to assisting students by keeping all course content, equipment and teaching methods current. This ensures better applied learning so students are successful in Business Technology career fields and can be placed in high-paying positions that meet their needs. Courses are offered online, on campus and in a hybrid format.
Students may earn this certificate before acquiring employment, and then when employed, apply all credits toward the two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Technology.
A broad range of careers are possible and include, but are not limited to: A broad range of careers are possible and include, but are not limited to: administrative assistant, assistant director, buyer, developmental coordinator, executive secretary, hotel clerk, human resources assistant, legal secretary, medical secretary, municipal clerk, office manager, program assistant, receptionist, secretary, customer service representative, front desk clerk, receptionist, telephone operator, warranty administrator, clerical assistant and desktop publisher.
Salaries vary greatly in different occupations within this field. The median 2012 salaries were between $27,000 and 40,000 annually for those working in the field.
Sources: Occupational Outlook Handbook
|Degree Name:||Computer Applications C.A.|
|Degree or Program:||Business Technology|
|Degree Type:||Certificate of Achievement|
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The Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students completing the requirements of one of the career programs with a minimum of 30 semester hours.