Do you want to earn a living working in an office setting?
Whether you’re interested in administrative, accounting, legal, or medical office work, we have courses that can help give you an edge and the skills you’ll need for success!
Our courses are designed to give you the best of the classroom and hands-on training so that you walk away with the confidence and practical skills you need for employment.
Office Technology Courses
- BASIC CLERICAL may include keyboarding, word processing, filing, business English, calculator skills, record-keeping or accounting, and office procedures (24 weeks).
- ACCOUNTING/COMPUTING may include keyboarding, word processing, filing, business mathematics, business English, calculator skills, and use of spreadsheets (28 weeks).
- SECRETARIAL REFRESHER may include updating skills in keyboarding, word processing, office procedures, business English and business mathematics (8 weeks).
- MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION may include medical terminology, medical transcription, insurance form preparation, and medical office procedures (8 weeks; prerequisite: Basic Clerical course or equivalent).
- LEGAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION may include legal transcription, business law, and legal office procedures (8 weeks; prerequisite: Basic Clerical course or equivalent).
- EXECUTIVE OFFICE ADMINISTRATION may include letter writing, machine transcription, and office management (8 weeks; prerequisite: Basic Clerical course or equivalent).
Internship (approximately 4 weeks)
After the successful completion of your coursework, many students go on to apply classroom theory on-the-job in a four-week, paid internship. During their internship, students continue to develop their interpersonal and work-related skills.
- High school diploma/equivalent prior to program completion
- 9th-grade reading and math skills
- 40 wpm typing speed preferred for Secretarial Refresher, Executive, Legal and Medical Office Administration
There are many ways you can apply your certification toward getting a great job. Here are just a couple of examples of jobs and salary ranges.
Missouri (Entry Salary)
Missouri (Avg Salary)
2-12% Growth expected 2014-2024
Benefits are typically provided for full-time workers, such as paid vacations, health insurance, and sick leave.
*Missouri Economic Research Information Center