Business and Office Technology
The field of business and office technology covers all aspects of training workers for today’s offices and specifically prepares Alaskans as an Accounting Specialist, Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant. AVTEC graduates are employed in private, state and federal offices; tribal organizations; and in the health, construction and tourism industry. Within the Business and Office Technology program, students will choose one of the following areas of study.
Program offered in: January, August
Training Times: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Clock Hours: 1260
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There are no Information Technology Requirements for this program.
Requirements of the occupation are good eyesight, finger coordination, and the ability to sit for one to two hours.
Program Specific Requirements
Program requirements are good eyesight, finger coordination, and the ability to sit for one to two hours.
PLEASE NOTE: Within the Business and Office Technology program, students will all begin with the same Core courses but choose one of the following areas of study for a total of 1260 Clock Hours.
Accounting Specialist Course Descriptions
Accounting Specialists maintain accounts by identifying, verifying, and recording transactions, processing payroll, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable and provide end of fiscal year preparation including financial statements. From a sole proprietorship to corporations, this area of study prepares graduates for entry into the field of accounting or bookkeeping.
Administrative Assistant Course Descriptions
There are as many types of Administrative Assistants as there are professional offices. Administrative Assistants perform and organize the administrative activities of an office in order to keep business running smoothly. Students utilize the latest business correspondence and prepare documents, reports, presentations, spreadsheets, databases and more utilizing a variety of technologies. These graduates are a valuable asset to any organization.
Medical Administrative Course Descriptions
Assistant Becoming a Medical Administrative Assistant gives students the opportunity to make a difference in the medical field while working in an office setting. From setting up appointments and verifying insurance, to maintaining electronic health records and more, Medical Administrative Assistants provide the support medical offices and other healthcare facilities need to run efficiently. This area of study covers medical terminology, HIPAA, law and ethics, medical coding and billing, electronic health records and medical office procedures.
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA TRANSCRIPT
Business & Office Technology graduates may earn up to 25 credits on their University of Alaska transcript while in attendance at AVTEC. These credits may be directly applied to an Applied Business Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree at the UAF campus. In addition to the Business & Office Technology program certificate, students can also prepare for and earn the following industry certifications.
- Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3)
- Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
- Microsoft Office Specialist Word
- Microsoft Office Specialist Excel
- Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint
- Microsoft Office Specialist Outlook
- Microsoft Office Specialist Access
- Intuit Certified QuickBooks User
- National Health Career Association (NHA)
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
- Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS)
Accounting Specialist Area of Study
Administrative Assistant Area of Study
Medical Administrative Assistants Area of Study