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Business Office Assistant

Description:Business & Office setting picture

This class prepares students for diverse employment opportunities in a variety of business office facilities. Students will learn office procedures including business office software computer skills, banking, finance, marketing, tourism, hospitality, office procedures for insurance, real estate, and legal. Students gain valuable knowledge in customer service, fundamentals of technology, and the skills needed to be successful citizens and employees.

Hours:

Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Business Office Assistant
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1035/40
Normal Completion Time:  40 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Required Courses:

  • Banking & Financial ServicesBusiness & Personal Finance
  • Business and Marketing Communications
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Customer Service
  • Digital Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Technology
  • Human Resources Concepts
  • Insurance Concepts
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Office Administration & Management
  • Real Estate Concepts
  • Workforce Transition - WBE/WBL


‚ÄčCareer Opportunities:

  • Bank & Finance Offices
  • Human Resources Departments
  • Insurance Offices
  • Real Estate Offices
  • Legal Offices & Attorneys
  • Tourism Offices
  • Hospitality Industry

For more information on occupations go to www.onetonline.org.

Application Process:
High school students see your home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor (405) 449-3391

Average Salary:
$30,000-$47,300

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

Certifications:

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

ODCTE Competency Certification

  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Full Charge Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Administrative Professional
  • Fundamentals of Technology
  • Legal Office Assistant
  • Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism
  • Manager Trainee
  • Marketing Fundamentals

Microsoft MOUS Certification

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)