Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Minneapolis Community and Technical College


Administrative Assistant/Software Support Specialist

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

MCTC's Business Office Administration programs help students become proficient in the computer, business, and communication skills that are used to provide administrative and technology support in a wide variety of business office and customer service settings. Coursework will cover the fundamentals of business computers, business culture, written business communication, business presentations and extensive work with current software applications. You will also learn human relations, problem-solving and team-building skills that are important in the workplace. During the program, you will receive hands-on training in keyboarding skills and with current versions of the Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. In the A.A.S. degree program, you will learn the Windows operating system and the basics of microcomputer system maintenance, applications and support. Completion of an internship is also a popular experience for students. Additional emphasis is placed on r¿sum¿ preparation and career portfolio construction, as well as job search techniques that will cap your degree experience. MCTC has an articulation agreement with Metropolitan State University for students who wish to transfer A.A.S. credits into the B.A.S. degree in Organization Administration and Technology at Metropolitan State University. Where You Could Work Businesses of all types and sizes Nonprofit organizations Government agencies With an A.A.S. degree: Computer support service companies Computer training facilities and educational institutions All business organizations

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