The Applied Business Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree program is a sequence of courses that provide students with a group of customer service speciality courses, general education courses, work experience in a related area, and courses in a speciality area. Graduates have qualifications to work in a variety of fields based on the student’s area of speciality. The areas of specialities are as follows: Business Technology Specialization or Medical Administrative Specialist.
Students may enter the Applied 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 68 semester credit hours.
Individuals wanting to enrol in the Applied 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.
Depending on the specialization, graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in customer service, business, or medical offices. In addition, the graduate may be able to start his/her own business and become self-employed. Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background that 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;
OFTC may accept a student’s official entrance score on the following validated assessment instruments if the scores meet the required minimums: COMPASS/ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT, PACT, Accuplacer/Accuplacer Next Generation/Companion, HOPE GPA after completion of 10th grade of 2.6 or higher, or GED.