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Credits breakdown

Developmental courses — A student may be required to enroll in developmental courses in reading, writing and math. A student's scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in developmental courses. The purpose of developmental courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Course # Course Title Credits
Required
ACCT1124 Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2211 Financial Accounting I 3
ADMS1110 Word Processing 3
ADMS1116 Business Communications I 3
ADMT2222 Event Planning 2
ADMT2224 Applied Event Management 1
ADMT2236 Administrative Project Management 3
ADMT2300 Office Graphics and Presentations 3
ADMT2600 Trends in Office Technology 3
CPTR1104 Intro to Computer Tech 3
CPTR1106 Microcomputer Databases 3
ENTR2220 Business Ethics/Professionalism 3
MKTG1110 Customer Service 3
MNTC Courses
COMM1100 Communication and Effective Human Relations
Goal: 1, 2 *
3
- OR -
COMM1140 Interpersonal Communication
Goal: 1, 2 *
3
COMM1120 Introduction to Public Speaking
Goal: 1 *
3

MNTC Electives ...

9

Elective Credits ...

9

Total Credits: 60

* To complete an AAS degree, courses must be taken from at least 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal Areas.

 

About this program

This program is designed to teach students strong administrative, computer and interpersonal skills, promoting greater efficiency in the office. The administrative professional industry has evolved to require a wide range of technical and interpersonal skills which provide employment opportunities ranging from front-office support and customer service representatives to event planners, project managers and other administrative professional-related employment. In addition, graduates may continue their study in baccalaureate degree programs in careers such as computers, operations management or business administration. This degree is also designed for students who wish to enhance their computer skills in today's business world via international industry certifications to help further their careers. Students should consult an adviser/counselor for transfer opportunities to various Minnesota colleges.
 

Program outcomes

1. Apply computer skills proficiently and accurately to office tasks using a variety of software application programs.
2. Apply project management skills.
3. Attain an industry certification by demonstrating proficiency and accuracy of computer software skills.
4. Select technology to meet business objectives.
5. Demonstrate effective business communication skills.
6. Demonstrate diverse customer service skills.
7. Demonstrate critical-thinking skills in a business environment.
8. Exhibit the foundations of computer security and ethics when using computer technology.
 

Employment information

Now is a good time to become an Administrative Management Technology professional because technology and corporate restructuring have created jobs that are more rewarding and skilled than ever before. Administrative professionals perform tasks such as data management, scheduling, customer service, and office/event coordination. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, office and administrative support occupations are expected to grow by 5.8 percent through the year 2014. Continuous advances in technology and the versatility of the Administrative Management Technology professionals make these graduates prime candidates to replace our aging workforce.
 

Program accreditation

The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, (800) 621-7440, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504.