Business Technology

The Business Technology program options allow students to meet their career goals whether related to job-entry preparation, job advancement, or college transfer. The program provides a strong foundation of technology skills and courses in business. The program includes industry standard computer programs.  

For more information regarding credentialing and accreditation please see the Accreditation page.

This program may provide prior learning credit and extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in related professions.

For more information see the Credit for Prior Learning page.


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Available Degrees and Certificates with Curriculum Maps

Associate of Applied Science

One Year Certificate

Less-Than-One-Year Certificate


What is an administrative office professional?

The International Association of Administrative Professionals defines administrative professionals as individuals who are responsible for administrative tasks and coordination of information in support of an office related environment and who are dedicated to furthering their personal and professional growth in their chosen profession.

Is an administrative office professional the same as a secretary?

The phrase administrative professional can be an official title or a general title associated with administrative support staff. Sometimes informally called admins or admin professionals (the short version of administrative professionals), these are the administrative support system of corporate in America and globally. You’ll find them using titles in the workplace such as administrative assistant, administrative secretary, executive administrative assistant, executive assistant, senior administrative assistant and even office manager1.

Careers in Business Technology

Median Annual Salary

  • United States: $37,640
  • Oregon State: $39,846
  • Klamath Region: $37,855

2021-2030 Employment Projection: 

-1.9% Growth

Entry Level Educational Requirements: 


Prospective Jobs

Teller Receptionist and Information Clerk Office Clerk
Executive Secretary and Administrative Assistant Secretary Office and Administrative Support
All data was gathered from the State of Oregon Employment Department and Bureau of Labor Statistics
  Data provided for an administrative assistant position. For a different employment forecast, visit the
State of Oregon Employment Department.

Contact Business Technology

Cathy Saunders
Program Lead