What will I learn?

The Associate of Applied Business degree in Office Technology focuses primarily on front-end office functions, where employees use technology for daily job responsibilities that may include producing business documents, designing presentations, generating data reports and creating financial spreadsheets. Students use the most current versions of business software applications and learn the fundamentals of accounting, automated records management, business communications and resource management.

Graduates gain a wide variety of computer application skills needed for gainful employment in office administrative support positions, including office assistant, accounting clerk, office manager, administrative coordinator, executive administrative and administrative assistant–technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Organize, manage and analyze critical business data using spreadsheet and database software.
  • Create state-of-the-art documents, using design guidelines, terminology and basic publication concepts of industry standards.
  • Import and integrate data from their original software to another for upgraded usage.
  • Determine the most appropriate software to use in creating specific business documents that meet industry standards for mailing.
  • Contrast, compare and adapt to forces that influence emerging management practices.
  • Manage the people, productivity, technology and environment within the administrative function of an organization.
  • Integrate coursework with realistic office settings, emphasizing the total quality management environment.
  • Use multiple channels used in business to communicate with others
  • Participate in the activities of various businesses to determine the variety of job responsibilities assigned to employees in their profession; develop job search strategies for use in their outreach activities.
  • Track and provide administrative support in managing projects, using software designed for this specific purpose.
  • Examine, describe and exercise various leadership, decision-making and motivational skills.

Which department am I in?

College of Applied and Technical Studies

Study options

Full Time (61 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,613.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected June, October 2022

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Tuscarawas Campus

330 University DR. NE,

NEW PHILADELPHIA,

Ohio,

44663, United States

Full Time (61 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,613.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected June, October 2022

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Salem Campus

2491 St. Rt. 45 South,

SALEM,

Ohio,

44460, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

New freshmen applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). Freshmen should meet the minimum requirement of GPA 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale.

For international students

New freshmen applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). Freshmen should meet the minimum requirement of GPA ? 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale. Applicants must obtain a minimum score of TOEFL Paper Based Test is 525 (71 on the Internet based version), the minimum score of MELAB is 75 or IELTS minimum score of 6.0 and the minimum score of PTE academic is 48.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

Get in touch