Jackson County Campus
Harrison County Campus
Learn the Clerical Skills You Need for a Position in a Professional Office
About the Program
The Administrative Office Technology curriculum is designed to give a broad overview of the entire office function. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the:
- Integration of systems, people, and technology
- Coordination of people, equipment, and resources
- Relationship between worker and supervisor
Software taught in this program includes the latest version of Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks.
In addition, the Administrative Office Technology program offers an additional concentration in Gaming.
In Mississippi, the median salary is $34,520. Nationally, the income range is $22,110 – $54,370.
Students will be exposed to career options available within the options, including:
- Executive Assistant
- Administrative Assistant
- Office Manager
- Administrative Secretary
Degree Options and Requirements
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Administrative Office Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
Administrative Office Technology Certificate
|ACC 2213 - Principles of Accounting I||3|
|BOT 1433 - Business Accounting||3|
|BOT 1233 - Microsoft® Word® I||3|
|BOT 1273 - Introduction to Microsoft® Office®||3|
|BOT 1313 - Applied Business Math||3|
|BOT 1713 - Mechanics of Communication||3|
|BOT 1213 - Professional Development||3|
|BOT 1243 - Microsoft® Word® II||3|
|BOT 1823 - Microsoft® Excel® I||3|
|BOT 2433 - QuickBooks®||3|
|BOT 2813 - Business Communication||3|
Total Credits: 30
Administrative Office Technology Diploma
Total Credits: 15
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4**|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
* Prior to enrollment in BOT 1233 students will be required to key straight-copy material at a minimum of 35 GWPM, on a five-minute timed writing with a maximum of one error per minute. Students who do not demonstrate this level of proficiency will be required to enroll in BOT 1013 – Introduction to Keyboarding.