Office Support - Certificate of Proficiency

The Office Support Certificate of Proficiency is part of the Administrative Office Technology Technical Certificate Program. The Administrative Office Technology Program is designed to prepare students for employment as data entry operators, word processing operators, accounting clerks, receptionists, administrative assistants, executive secretaries, and members of management.

Dept

Course
Number

Course Title

Credit
Hours

Fall Semester

BUS

1123

Tech Accounting

3

BUS

1203

Tech Keyboarding

3

BUS

2143

Tech Business Mathematics

3

BUS

2003

Tech Business English

3

BUS

1303

Tech Computer Applications for Business

3

EXIT: Certificate of Proficiency - Office Support

15

Administrative Office Technology

UAM College of Technology-McGehee would like to welcome you to an exciting career in the field of Administrative Office Technology.

We have three options in the Administrative Office Technology Program:

  1. Certificate of Proficiency, requirements listed above.
  2. Technical Certificate, courses listed below
  3. Associate of Applied Science Degree in General Technology, click here for requirements

The Administrative Office Technology program provides contemporary training required in today’s business office in computer applications, word processing, accounting, administrative support procedures, and communication. Administrative Office Technology students receive computer training in utilization of Windows, database management, spreadsheet applications, desktop publishing, and word processing.  English and communication courses developed specifically for business are integral parts of the program.  Students have the opportunity to enhance and refine their skills in the Tech Vocabulary Development and the Tech Administrative Support Procedures courses.  Field trips to technologically efficient offices, up-to-date videotapes, current business publications and training in obtaining employment give the student the self-confidence needed to make successful applications for appropriate jobs. 

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students successfully completing the UAM CTM Administrative Office Technology program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate abilities to produce appropriate business documents such as letters, forms, tables, graphs, financial documents and other materials inherent in office technology.  
  2. Demonstrate the ability to rapidly and appropriately respond to multiple requests within a contemporary office environment.
  3. Demonstrate the integration of theory, lab and field content in manners to obtain employment in entry level business office.

Technical Certificate

Graduation Requirements (Suggested Schedule)

Dept

Course
Number

Course Title

Credit
Hours

Fall Semester

BUS

1123

Tech Accounting

3

BUS

1203

Tech Keyboarding

3

BUS

2143

Tech Business Mathematics

3

BUS

2003

Tech Business English

3

BUS

1303

Tech Computer Applications for Business

3

EXIT: Certificate of Proficiency - Office Support

15

 

 

 

 

Spring Semester

BUS

1213

Tech Keyboarding Applications

3

BUS

1563

Tech Administrative Support Procedures

3

BUS

2153

Tech Computerized Accounting

3

BUS

2013

Tech Business Communications (elective)

3

BUS

2613

Tech Small Business Management (elective)

3

15

Summer I Term

BUS

2163

Tech Spreadsheet Applications

3

BUS

2623

Tech Business Practicum

3

EXIT: Technical Certificate -
Administrative Office Technology

36

 Additional Electives when available

BUS

1073

Tech Introduction to Law

3

BUS

1083

Tech Legal Transcription

3

BUS

2173

Tech Data Entry

3

BUS

1603

Tech Vocabulary Development

3

BUS

1043

Bank Teller Operations

3

BUS

1033

Principles of Banking

3

 

Click here to print a Technical Certificate Program of Study