Office Technology Assistant
18 Credits | Less than 1 year
Ashland*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*, Online
Outreach Centers: Balsam Lake*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*,
*Combination of Online, Your Choice, In Person, or Web Conferencing instruction. Select courses are available at the WITC Outreach Centers. Please contact your local campus for specifics.
This program will be modified for the 2021-2022 academic year pending WTCS approval. Please contact a WITC Admissions Advisor if interested or have questions (link to advisor).
The Office Technology program prepares you to be successful in a variety of industries: health, education, business, for-profit, non-profit, industry and more. You will develop your software/hardware knowledge, administrative/organizational skills and interpersonal communications in order to provide top-notch office support in your organization.
The Office Technology Assistant diploma prepares you for employment in positions such as customer service representative, file clerk, receptionist or office assistant. You’ll be knowledgeable in various computer applications, general office procedures and bookkeeping skills necessary to work in today’s business environment.
Office Technology Assistant graduates will be able to:
- Use technology skills to accomplish basic business and administrative tasks
- Perform entry-level office procedures
- Demonstrate professionalism in the workplace
Acquire the skills to create professional communications and prepare a variety of business documents using MS Office Suite with an emphasis on word processing, spreadsheet creation, and email to provide administrative support for any organization. Take your classes in a variety of options including online, interactive television or in a traditional classroom. Start the program in August or January, mid-semester or in the summer—you decide.
Learn by doing.
Flexible scheduling and start dates.
Office Technology Assistant instructors use a differentiated approach to teaching, keeping YOU in mind when developing lesson plans, workbook exercises, lectures, projects and other interactive learning activities.
Office Technology Assistant classes are offered on all campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior) and outreach centers Balsam Lake, Hayward, Ladysmith. Conveniently take classes in a way that fits your lifestyle: online, Your Choice, in person, Web Conferencing or WITC Flex.
You can attend Office Technology Assistant classes on-campus or enroll in classes that are offered online or in a flexible-attendance classroom setting.
You will use a variety of technology including various software packages, training tutorial software, social media, web-conferencing and more.
As an Office Technology Assistant student at WITC, you’re on your way to earning credentials each step of the way!
The program curriculum you will experience will prepare you for a career in an office setting. This diploma curriculum is offered as a career ladder approach and can be used to advance into the Office Support Specialist and Administrative Professional programs.
You could take this first and get a credential.
You can continue your education to advance your skills.
Continue your education to obtain your bachelor's degree.
Administrative Professional - Transfer Options
Admissions and Tuition
WITC has a simple admission process for this program just complete the online application or contact Student Services. When completing an online application, select Office Technology Assistant from the program of choice drop down list. That’s it!
Tuition and Fees
WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.
Estimated Total Program Costs 2020-21*
Office Technology Assistant
17 Credits | Less than 1 year
*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented.
After the WITC Office Technology Assistant Program
Upon completion of the program, you will obtain an Office Technology Assistant technical diploma.