Chemeketa offers short-term and one-year certificates and two-year degree programs in Business Technology for those who wish to pursue a career in a business office environment.
The Office Fundamentals certificate is offered for people who want to develop or refresh their clerical skills in order to qualify for entry-level office work. The Business Software certificate is designed for individuals who wish to update their business software skills in applications including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases. The Virtual Office Assistant certificate is a for those who already have administrative office experience and want to obtain the skills necessary to work as an independent contractor from home or another office site. The Business Technology certificate prepares you as an entry-level office support specialist. You may earn any of the Certificates of Completion by successfully completing the credit hours required.
The two-year program is designed for those who want to become administrative assistants, secretaries, office assistants, and support specialists. There are four two-year programs: Administrative Office Professional, Accounting Administrative Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, and Virtual Office Assistant. You may earn an Associate of Applied Science degree by successfully completing the credit hours required for each program.
- Business Software