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Business Technology

If you’re wanting the skills and training needed in the rapidly-changing business and office environment, Chemeketa’s Business Technology program is for you. Our program has both one-year certificate and two-year degree programs to fit your needs.

Potential Salary$50,000

topics Business Management

Skills & InterestCoordination

CareersBusiness & Management

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Why choose program or class?

The Oregon Employment Department forecasts strong job growth for office administrators. Chemeketa offers in-class and online options to upgrade your skills and begin your career.

What will you learn?

Students in Business Technology learn professional office management and administrative skills. You will produce effective documents and coordinate processes essential to the success of your employer.

See the information below for more details.

What will you do?

You will have the training to play a critical role in operations, manage office staff and/or support high-level leaders as an executive assistant.

  • ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

    This degree prepares you for positions in administrative support. You will learn how to –

    • Create and proof quality business documents using office software and equipment
    • Follow professional business guidelines and standards
    • Store, retrieve, distribute and manage office information
    • Use computer, computation, communication and critical thinking to accomplish tasks, enter data and solve problems
    • Apply knowledge of the internal organization and management of an office
    • Work by yourself and on a team
  • ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

    This degree option prepares you for office positions that focus on bookkeeping. You will receive basic manual and computerized bookkeeping training. You will also learn office skills provided in the Administrative Office Professional degree.

  • MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

    This degree prepares you for positions in medical offices. Because of the confidential nature of handling medical records in an office setting, a background check may be required for this program.

    You will learn how to –

    • Create and proof medical and other business documents using office software and equipment
    • Follow professional business guidelines and standards
    • Store, retrieve, distribute and manage office information
    • Use computer, computation, communication and critical thinking to accomplish tasks, enter data and solve problems
    • Work by yourself and on a team
    • Know the laws and ethics of healthcare workers
  • VIRTUAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

    This degree option prepares you for jobs where you provide remote office assistance from home or another office. Often virtual office assistants are self-employed and work as independent contractors. You will learn how to establish a business and legal requirements. You will also learn office skills provided in the Administrative Office Professional degree.

  • BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    This certificate prepares you to work in a number of office jobs. You will learn to –

    • Create and proof business documents using office software and equipment
    • Follow professional business guidelines and standards
    • Store, retrieve, distribute and manage office information
    • Use computer, computation and communication skills to accomplish tasks
  • OFFICE FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    This certificate allows you to concentrate on the skills of a receptionist, file clerk, document processor or similar position. You will learn to –

    • Create and proof business documents
    • Follow professional business guidelines and standards
    • Store, locate and retrieve information
  • VIRTUAL OFFICE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    This certificate is if you have prior administrative assistant experience and want to learn to work as an independent contractor. Admission to the program is granted only through faculty approval.

  • BUSINESS SOFTWARE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    This certificate prepares you to use different office software programs. You will learn to–

    • Use a wide range of office software in different settings
    • Use computer, computation and communication skills to accomplish tasks