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Business Office Assistant

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The Business Office Assistant program of Mid-America Technology Center is a 2-year class designed to prepare students to handle the office tasks of any company -in the office or remotely- for diverse employment opportunities in a variety of business office facilities. Students will learn office skills necessary to organize a company’s records, maintain workflow, and keep the company in legal compliance. Office procedures learned include business office software, records maintenance, communication, social media marketing, finance, maintaining inventory, as well as office terminology and documents for insurance, real estate, and legal businesses. Additionally, professional communication, scheduling, filing, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and staffing are objectives taught in the program. Students will gain valuable knowledge by participating in work-based education in several types of business offices such as human resources, customer service, ethics, and the abilities needed to be successful citizens and employees. Students are prepared to go to work upon completion of the program in any office setting.

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:  900/34
Normal Completion Time:  34 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Required Courses:

  • Business and Marketing Communications
  • Business and Personal Finance
  • Career Major Capstone/Workforce Staging
  • Customer Service
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Digital Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies
  • Fundamentals of Technology
  • Human Resources Concepts
  • Insurance Concepts
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Office Administration and Management
  • Quickbooks
  • Real Estate Concepts
  • Workforce Skills Training


‚ÄčCareer Opportunities:

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

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

  • Computer Literacy
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Listening
  • Office Management
  • Office Procedure
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • MS Access
  • MS Excel
  • MS Office Fundamentals
  • MS Outlook Fundamentals
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word

Microsoft MOUS Certification

**CTSO: BPA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)