Office Systems Technology
The Administrative Professional
workplace, the role of "secretary" or "clerical specialist" or even
"administrative assistant" was a rather narrowly defined one that
demanded a high level of competence but a fairly basic set of skills.
Today, these essential members of the organizational team are recognized
as true professionals with a widely varied and highly specialized set
of skills. A large portion of these skills are technology based, but the
diversity of today's workplace demands a broad range of human relation
and critical-thinking skills as well.
Office Systems Technology (OST) program at NCTC is designed to prepare
students for the wide range of job opportunities available in this
exciting, challenging and constantly changing career field. Whether you
are just graduating from high school or need to update your skills to
keep up with emerging technology, the OST program will better equip you
to meet the demands of today's workplace.
classes are designed to meet the specific needs of students. They will
prepare you for the ever-changing workplace through development of
professional skills, hands-on training on office machines and computer
applications, and by providing professional guidance and an ethical
foundation for the office environment.
OST faculty members have extensive experience in the field and take a
personal interest in serving their students. Each student receives
individualized attention from the faculty. Prior to graduation, each
student is enrolled in a capstone course and given the opportunity to
apply the many skills learned in the program.
Classes Available over the Internet
Courses within the Office Systems Technology degree and certificates are offered totally online through NCTC eCampus. Online courses allow the student to pursue his/her educational goals while meeting family and work
responsibilities. They are ideal for the single parent or busy
professional as they allow the student attend classes at a time and
place of their choosing.
Courses - POFT - Office Systems Technology