Business Technology

Technical Certificate  |  Ozark Campus  |  In-Person or Online

The Business Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers as an administrative assistant, accounting clerk, computer operator or office manager. Students will gain the professional and computer knowledge for meeting the necessary skills to attain positions in their chosen field. Given the necessary time on the job to build expertise and accumulate experience, students can take advantage of opportunities to advance. Comprehensive computer classes and their applications prepare students for the MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certification exam in several Office applications.

Hands-on Learning Opportunities

  • Comprehensive computer classes

Skills You Will Learn

  • Apply basic accounting principles.
  • Apply skills and concepts for the basic use of computer hardware, software, networks, and the Internet in the workplace to solve common business and management problems.
  • Apply skills and techniques for legal and ethical business decision making.
  • Create oral and written communications for a variety of purposes and audiences using accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Create personal, academic, and business documents following current professional database, desktop publishing, and presentation software and/or industry standards using computing applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, desktop publishing and presentation software.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in interpersonal interactions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding skills
  • Execute the skills necessary to sit for the MOS (Microsoft Office Suite) certification exam.

 

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $129 | Out-of-State: $258

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Computer Operator
  • Human Resources Assistant

Alumni of our program work at:

  • ArcBest
  • Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus
  • Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative Corporation
  • Bank OZK

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Associate of Applied Science-Business Technology-Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies

Point of Pride

Business students from the Ozark Campus have taken more Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams among all the two-year colleges in the state.

 

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Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.

 

More information Business Technology

 

 Todd

Dr. Kelley Todd
Program Chair

Collegiate Center
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949

(479) 508-3331

 Medlock

Angela Medlock
Instructor

Collegiate Center
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949

(479) 508-3342
amedlock@atu.edu

 Hall

Clinton Hall
Instructor

Collegiate Center
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949

(479) 508-3335
chall@atu.edu