Wednesday – November 22, 2017

Administrative Professional — Accelerated (2017-2018)

Associate in Applied Science Degree
School of Business / Business, Management & Administration Career Cluster

Oak Creek Campus
Program Code: 10-106-6.AA


For Information: 414-297-6395
Oak Creek Campus, 414-571-4500
 

Overview — This accelerated program allows you to earn your Administrative Professional associate degree in as few as 16 months.

Classes are offered one evening each week, year-round. To earn the degree, General Studies courses must be completed in addition to the accelerated schedule of Technical Studies courses.

The core responsibilities for administrative assistants include performing and coordinating an office’s administrative activities and storing, retrieving and integrating information. As reliance on technology continues to expand in offices, administrative assistants also are expected to provide training and orientation for new staff, conduct online research, and operate and troubleshoot office technologies.
 

Dual Degree Option — You can take extra courses to also earn the Legal Administrative Professional — Accelerated degree. See your program advisor for details.


Career Pathway — You can earn the Office Technology Assistant technical diploma on your way to completing this associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Career Outlook — Administrative professionals will have among the largest number of job openings due to growth and the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or retire. Opportunities are best for those having extensive knowledge of computer software applications.


Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect graduates to: 

  • Demonstrate effective office/business communication
  • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
  • Perform routine administrative office procedures
  • Manage administrative projects
  • Maintain business relationships
  • Model professionalism in the office/business environment


Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to this Accelerated program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment
  • Two years of work experience (full-time or part-time positions)

 

Possible Careers
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Secretary
Administrative Support
Information Manager
 

Related Programs
Office Technology Assistant
Legal Administrative Professional - Accelerated
 

Start Dates: August/January

This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

 

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

TECHNICAL STUDIES

Credits

 

(1)

 

OFTECH-101

Windows and MS Word Keyboard Shortcuts ^

3

 

(1)

 

OFTECH-103

Keyboard and Keypad ^

1

 

(1)

 

OFTECH-122

Business English Essentials ^

3

 

(1)   OFTECH-136 Keyboarding Skill Development 1 ‡ ^

1

 
(2)   OFTECH-102 Office Technologies ‡ ^

3

 
(2)   OFTECH-119 Information Management ^

3

 

(2)

 

OFTECH-133 

Business Document Production 1 ‡ ^

3

 

(2)

 

OFTECH-146

Keyboarding Skill Development 2 ‡

1

 

(S)

 

ACCTG-102

Basic Office Accounting ^

3

 

(S)

 

OFTECH-137

Business Document Production 2 ‡

3

 

(3)

 

OFTECH-123

Machine Transcription Proofreading and Editing/Administrative ‡

3

 

(3)

 

OFTECH-165

Administrative Office Procedures 1 ‡ ^

3

 

(3)

 

OFTECH-184

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint ‡ ^

3

 

(4)

 

OFTECH-185

MS Office - Intermediate ‡

3

 

(4)

 

OFTECH-196

Administrative Professional Internship ‡

1

 
(4)   RBUS-180 Business Career Planning ^

1

 
(4)   RBUS-111 Business Communications ‡ 

3

 
(4)   RBUS-102 Mathematics of Business

3

 

GENERAL STUDIES

 

 

   

ECON-195

Economics

3

 

   
 
(or) Any 200-series ECON course    
 

 

ENG-151 and

Communication Skills 1 ‡

3

 

 

 

ENG-152

Communication Skills 2 ‡

3

 

   
 
(or) ENG-201‡ and any 200-series ENG or SPEECH course    
 

 

NATSCI-167

Science of Technology

3

 
   

NATSCI-169

Energy in Nature, Technology and Society

3

 
 
 
  (or) Any 200-series NATSCI course    
 


 

PSYCH-199

Psychology of Human Relations

3

 

 
 
  (or) Any 200-series PSYCH course    
 


 

SOCSCI-197

Contemporary American Society

3

 

 
 
  (or) Any 200-series SOCSCI or HIST course    

 

 


ELECTIVES


Suggested Electives: Choose courses to total 3 elective credits


3

 

    RBUS-141 Legal Terminology and Court Structure    
    OFTECH-124 Medical Office Terminology 1    
    OFTECH-156 Keyboarding Skill Development 3 ‡    


TOTAL CREDITS: 68

‡ Prerequisite required.

^ Counts toward earning the Office Technology Assistant technical diploma.

(S) = Summer session.
 

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

Students who have not been accepted, or have not decided on a program, may begin with GENERAL STUDIES courses, if course prerequisites have been met.

For course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated April 2017.