What is Administrative Office Technology?
The Administrative Office Technology program is an integrated curriculum, which prepares graduates at the certificate, diploma, and associate degree level. The Administrative Office Technology program prepares students to work in an office environment of people, process, and technologies. Job titles may include Administrative Assistant, Office Assistant, Office Manager, and Financial Assistant. These personnel use a variety of office technology and computer-based applications (word processing, electronic mail, desktop publishing, graphics, database, and spreadsheet). They support and help facilitate accurate communication and information exchange to internal and external customers on a timely basis.
Technical courses combined with general education courses prepare students for today s workforce and provide a basis for lifelong learning, a necessity for the workforce of the future. Students select an area of specialty from the following tracks: financial assistant, administrative, desktop publishing, and legal. Program graduates are employed in professional office, education, government, businesses, and industries. Graduates may choose to sit for the Certified Professional Secretary Examination or Certified Administrative Professional Examination or Microsoft Office Specialists Certifications.
|Administrative Office Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Legal Office Assistant||$46,292|
|Financial Assistant Trainee||$35,574|
|Financial Assistant Clerk||$35,574|
|Financial Record Keeper||$35,574|
|Integrated Office Skills||$30,548|
|Administrative Office Technology- Administrative Track||$30,548|
|Administrative Office Technology- Financial Assistant Track||$33,574|
|Administrative Office Technology- Legal Administrative Track||$33,584|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Administrative (PDF) (Word)
Basic Business Presentation (PDF) (Word)
Data Entry Operator (PDF) (Word)
Desktop Publishing (PDF) (Word)
Financial Assistant Clerk (PDF) (Word)
Financial Assistant Trainee (PDF) (Word)
Financial Record Keeper (PDF) (Word)
Integrated Office Skills (PDF) (Word)
Legal Receptionist (PDF) (Word)
Receptionist (PDF) (Word)
Gainful Employment Information
- Administrative Assistant DIPLOMA
- Desktop Publishing Specialist DIPLOMA
- Legal Office Assistant DIPLOMA
- Administrative CERTIFICATE
- Desk Top Publishing CERTIFICATE
- Financial Assistant DIPLOMA
- Financial Assistant Clerk CERTIFICATE
- Financial Record Keeper CERTIFICATE
- Integrated Office Skills CERTIFICATE
- Office Assistant DIPLOMA
- List of Gainful Employment Disclosures
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.