Business Technology Diploma

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Business Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-drive workplaces. The Business Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.  Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, internet research, and electronic file management.  The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and technology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office.  Also provided are opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of business technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Technology Diploma with a specialization in one of the following: Business Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the Next Generation ACCUPLACER®, ACCUPLACER®, or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED.

ACCUPLACER® Next Gen scores: Reading 224, Writing 236, Arithmetic 229

ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26