Office Administration Technology - Certificate

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program can be found on the following https://dacc.nmsu.edu/gainfulemployment/.

(31 credits)

NOTE: Students who lack prior general office experience may need to take course-related prerequisites.

Technical Requirements (31 credits)
BOT 102Keyboarding: Document Formatting3
BOT 106Business Mathematics3
BOT 109Business English II 13
BOT 110Records Management 23
or HIT 110 Electronic Health Records
BOT 120Accounting Procedures I3
or ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting I (Financial)
BOT 211Information Processing I3
BMGT 140Principles of Supervision I3
or BMGT 240 Human Relations
Choose one of the following two options: (10 credits)
Bilingual Office Specialist or General Office Assistant Options10
Total Credits31

Bilingual Office Specialist Option

BOT 170Office Communications in Spanish I3
BOT 171Office Communications in Spanish II3
BOT/HIT 221Internship I1
BOT 239Personal Development3
or BMGT 201 Work Readiness and Preparation
Total Credits10

General Office Assistant Option

BOT 215Spreadsheet Applications3
BOT/HIT 221Internship I1
BOT 239Personal Development3
or BMGT 201 Work Readiness and Preparation
Select one from the following:3
Office Equipment and Procedures I3
Electronic Office Systems3
Introduction to Medical Terminology 33
Medical Terminology 33
Total Credits10
1

Business English placement test will determine whether BOT 105 Business English I is required before taking BOT 109 Business English II.

2

HIT 110 Electronic Health Records should be taken only by those who plan to pursue the Medical Office Assistant Option.

3

HIT 150 Introduction to Medical Terminology or AHS 120 Medical Terminology should be taken only by those who plan to pursue the OAT associate of applied science degree with the Medical Office Assistant option and/or Medical Transcription or Medical Billing certificate(s).