Administrative Professional Technology
The Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) in Administrative Professional Technology (APT) prepares individuals for employment in today’s dynamic workplace environment. Graduates will be equipped to adapt to the continual change that evolving technology demands.
Degrees and Certificates offered:
- Business Office
- Legal Office
- Medical Office
All APT A.A.S. Degree concentrations requires 63 total credit hours.
All APT Certificates requires 24 total credit hours which are embedded into the corresponding A.A.S. Degree.
View the APT Curriculum.
The Business Office concentration is a course of study designed to teach the skill set required of the administrative professional in today’s business office environment. Courses are designed to ensure expertise in current office procedures, software applications, editing and proofreading, critical thinking, office management, and interpersonal skills. Career opportunities include receptionist, office manager, administrative assistant, or executive assistant.
The Legal Office Concentration prepares individuals for employment as secretaries, office managers, or administrative assistants in law enforcement offices, courts, or legal offices. The program provides the opportunity for skill development in the areas of software applications, electronic and routine office procedures, records management, law office management, legal document processing, communications, legal terminology, and transcription.
The Medical Office concentration prepares individuals for a variety of positions in today’s medical office environment, such as medical receptionists, medical records clerks, hospital ward clerks, medical insurance clerks, patient account representatives, medical transcriptionists, medical administrative assistant, and physician or hospital coders. The program provides the opportunity for development in the areas of software applications, office procedures, electronic health records, medical information management, communications, transcription, and coding.