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Business Office Administration

Business Office Administration


This program is available at the Alexandria, Cottonport (Ward H. Nash Avoyelles), Ferriday, Jena (Rod Brady), Leesville (Lamar Salter), Natchitoches and Winnfield (Huey P. Long) Campuses.


Program Description
The Business Office Administration (BOA) program prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants for business executives and top management. It includes instruction in business communications, public relations, scheduling and travel management, conference and meeting recording, report preparation, office equipment and procedures, office supervisory skills, professional standards, and legal requirements.

Graduates who earn credentials in this program work as secretaries, administrative assistants, office managers, office assistants, executive assistants, receptionists, purchasing assistants, and data entry operators.

Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate from this program. Completion time depends on course load, course withdrawals, and repeat courses. The program takes approximately four semesters to complete based on full-time status (15+ hours per semester).

Cost
The estimated program cost per semester (subject to change) is $3,219 (based on the highest credential available).

Credentials and Exit Points
The credentials and exit points for BOA are listed below. Students who pursue the highest credential for this program (Technical Diploma) have the opportunity to finish each semester with a competency certificate.

TCA – GENERAL CLERK                    
TCA – OFFICE APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST            
TCA – CALL CENTER REPRESENTATIVE            
TCA – HUMAN RESOURCE SPECIALIST            
TCA – BANK TELLER            
TCA – MEDICAL RECORDS/BILLING CLERK        
CTS – OFFICE ASSISTANT SPECIALIST
CTS – ACCOUNTING OFFICE SPECIALIST
CTS – MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST
CTS – LEGAL OFFICE SPECIALIST
CTS – OFFICE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
CTS – MEDICAL RECORDS/BILLING SPECIALIST
TD – GENERAL OFFICE CONCENTATION
TD – ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION
TD -- BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY
AAS -- ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

Technical Competency Area (TCA), Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS), Technical Diploma (TD), Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

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