Administrative Office Technology


The Administrative Office Technology Program offers training in several areas. Because every successful office worker needs a strong background in basic office skills, these courses are required by all students:

  • Keyboarding/Data Entry
  • Employability Skills
  • Computer Essentials
  • Technology Foundations

Depending on the student’s area of interest, a technical track is chosen. In addition to the above courses, students complete the courses relative to the chosen technical area.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $990.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
General Office Assistant 432Certificate
Administrative Support Specialist864Certificate
Accounting Assistant1296Diploma
Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Medical Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Legal Administrative Assistant1296Diploma
Medical Coding Specialist1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston
740 Hi Tech Dr
Livingston, TN 38570

Job Duties

Perform routine administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 47,010

Current job openings per year: 4,880


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Books and Supplies Lists


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