The Business Technology degree program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. The Business Technology program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.
The program emphasizes the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications software. Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, Internet research, and electronic file management. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and terminology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Students may enter the Business Technology degree program any semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 5 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 64 semester credit hours.
Individuals wanting to enroll in the Business Technology degree program must be able to work in an office setting, type and produce business documents, be a fast and accurate typist, show initiative, work with people, work as a team member, multi-task, display a professional appearance, work with computers and computer application software, and have a strong work ethic.
Offered at the Following Campuses/Delivery Mode
- North Campus (Sandersville)
- South Campus (Dublin)
- Online (Distance Education)
$26,500.00 – $29,500.00
Tuition & Fees: $8,055.00
Books & Supplies: $1,865.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)
Graduates of the Business Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program are prepared for employment as executive secretaries, office managers, personnel managers, or human resource managers. Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background which appeals to prospective employers.
- Submit a completed application and application fee;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Meet assessment requirements by taking the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.
The College may accept transfer credit for other courses according to the College’s transfer policy.
For information on further advancing your education after completing your Associate of Applied Science Degree, see our Articulation (Transfer) Agreements.