Business Technology

Western Tech Business TechBusiness Technology is an innovative program that provides training experience and opportunities that will foster the development of each student according to his/her own potential and ability.  The goal of this program is to focus on the high performance content and strategies necessary to effectively engage students in the technology skills needed for success in competitive business careers.  The Business Technology program prepares individuals for emerging careers in administrative support, office management, and also in the high-demand field of medical office.  Training is provided using cutting-edge technology and equipment so individuals will be prepared to enter the workforce with up-to-date skills, soft skills, and industry certifications.  Additionally, an emphasis in soft skills training is embedded within the curriculum.

Employment Opportunities

  • Oilfield Companies
  • Retail Businesses
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Service Businesses
  • Medical Offices
  • Legal Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Banks 

Certifications Available

  • IC3 Digital Literacy Certification - GS6 Level 1 and GS6 Level 2 

  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Word, Excel Access, PowerPoint 

  • CTTC - Fundamentals of Technology, Financial Literacy, Administrative Professional, Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Full Charge Bookkeeper, Financial Literacy 

  • SHL TalentCentral™ - Basic Computer Literacy (Windows 10), Data Entry, Business Communications, Interpersonal Communications, Business Concepts (U.S.), Business Ethics Awareness (U.S.), Computer Fundamentals - Win 8.1 (adaptive), MS Office Basic Computer Literacy (Simulation), MS Office Basic Computer Literacy, Microsoft Excel 365 - Essentials, Microsoft Word 365, Microsoft Word 365 - Essentials, Microsoft PowerPoint 365 - Essentials, Microsoft Excel 365, Microsoft Access 2010 (adaptive), Office Management (U.S.), Front Office Management, Office Procedures (U.S.),Typing, Bookkeeping Fundamentals (U.S.), Accounts Payable, Accounts Payable Simulation, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Receivable Simulation, Entry Level Customer Service (Retail and Contact Center), QuickBooks Pro 2011, Payroll Fundamentals (U.S.) 

Salary Range 

Up to $35,000 yearly

Degree Requirements

Career Major

Major Requirements

Administrative Assistant
Total Hours 600
Required Courses Hours
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies 120
Administrative Technologies II 120
Office Administration and Management 120
Career Major Capstone 120

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer
Total Hours 600
Required Courses Hours
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Multimedia and Image Management Techniques 120
Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design 120
Digital Editing and Production Photography 120
Career Major Capstone 120
Executive Administrative Assistant
Total Hours 960
Required Courses Hours
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies 120
Office Administration and Management 120
Customer Assistance 120
Accounting I 120
Computerized Accounting 120
Administrative Technologies II 120
Career Major Capstone 120

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

Office Information Specialist
Total Hours 960
Required Courses Hours
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies 120
Administrative Technologies II 120
Office Administration and Management 120
Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design 120
Fundamentals of Web Design 120
Multimedia & Image Management Techniques 120
Career Major Capstone 120

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For more information, call Michelle Potter at 580-562-3181, ext. 271, or email [email protected].