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Business Technology

Credentials You Can Earn

Tracey Calvin smiling and writing with a penThe 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.

Depending on a student's choice of career path, occupational core classes may include:

  • Digital technologies in business
  • Office procedures
  • Word Processing applications
  • Spreadsheet concepts and applications
  • Database applications
  • Desktop publishing and presentation applications
  • Document production
  • Electronic mail applications
  • Business document proofreading and editing
  • Office Accounting or Financial Accounting
  • Applied office procedures
  • Principles of management
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy and terminology for Medical Adimistrative Assistant
  • Medical administrative procedures
  • Medical office billing, coding, and insurance

Degree

Business Technology Degree

The Business Technology degree program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces.  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 qualifications 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.

Diploma

Business Technology Diploma

The Business Technology diploma program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, internet research, and electronic file management. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and technology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualifications and technology innovations for the office. Also provided are opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of business technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Technology diploma with a specialization in one of the following: Business Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

Certificates

  • Administrative Support Assistant Certificate
  • Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate
  • Microsoft Office Applications Professional Certificate
  • Microsoft Word Application Professional Certificate

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Business program may work in a variety of fields including:

  • Medical
  • Legal
  • Telecommunications
  • Technology

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Meet the Faculty


Mona Williams wearing a red top

Mona Williams

Mona Williams joined the full-time faculty at the college in 2017.  She has taught Business Technology since 2002. Williams earned a master of business education degree from the University of West Georgia. She is also very active in Phi Beta Lambda as an advisor and received the Phi Beta Lambda Advisor of the Year award in 2012, 2013, and 2016.  

Contact: mona.williams@northgatech.edu