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Office Technology

Kathy Singleton, Program Coordinator

The Office Technology concentrations are two-year programs designed to equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be an efficient, productive member of an office support team. The curriculum of the Financial Administrative Assistant concentration covers the complete accounting cycle with practical applications, including comprehensive computer operations, business taxes, and database management. The Insurance Administrative Assistant concentration prepares students with the skills and competencies to assist professionals in the insurance industry. The Legal Administrative Assistant concentration prepares students to work as legal secretaries or legal stenographers. The Medical Administrative Assistant concentration prepares students for careers in medical settings offering training in transcription, computer skills, and organizational skills to work as medical secretaries or medical clerks.

The Computer Software Specialist technical certificate is a one-year program designed to develop skills in keyboarding and to introduce word processing, spreadsheet, and database concepts used by office support personnel. Students completing the certificate program may pursue careers as office or data entry clerks.

Programs of Study

Associate of Applied Science Degree [A.A.S.]

A.A.S. Degree in Office Technology with concentrations in:

Technical Certificate

To find out more about courses offered at Southwest, you can use our Catalog Search to view descriptions of our courses or the Class Schedule Search to see when and where a class is being offered.

Office Technology is part of the Career Studies Division. For more information feel free to email Kathy Singleton, program coordinator, or call 901-333-6020 with specific questions about the program.