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    The Business Office
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   Technology Program                                  NOT TO SCALE                                                       SAN DIEGO

offers career and technical
                                M iraC osta C ollege
  education courses for         Business Office Technology Program

   students and working         Kathy Striebel
 professionals who wish to         760.757.2121, x6385
 learn or update specific

     job skills or obtain

 specialized certificates in

 the office/administrative

    assistant skill area.

  For more information, go to

                                This brochure was funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education
                                Improvement Act of 2006 (06-C01-032) awarded to MiraCosta College and
                                administered by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. It is the
                                policy of MiraCosta College not to discriminate against any person on the basis
                                of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital or parental status, age,
                                sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam-era veteran or mental or physical disability
                                in all of its educational and employment programs and activities. Individuals with
                                verifiable disabilities can be accommodated with advance notice.

BU SINES S OFFICE                                                 Certificate of Proficiency                                            PREPARE FOR A GREAT CAREER !
TECHNOLOGY PROGR AM                                               Certificates of Proficiency are designed to be the first step
                                                                                                                                        The skills taught in the Business Office Technology Program—
                                                                  in a career ladder. They are short-term certificates, typically
MiraCosta College’s Business Office Technology Program                                                                                  keyboarding, word processing, basic office skills, office
                                                                  requiring fewer than 18 units of course work, which introduce
courses are designed for all who seek to stay current and learn                                                                         systems and procedures and others—are the ticket to
                                                                  students to one aspect of a trade or occupation.
new technology and/or new equipment.                                                                                                    immediate part-time or full-time employment.
                                                                  Office Assistant                                         8–9 units
The department offers courses in an online format, allowing                                                                             MiraCosta College Business Office Technology graduates
students to design a flexible schedule.                           Certificates of Achievement                                           have been hired as administrative assistants; secretaries;
                                                                                                                                        clerical, data entry and medical office staff; office managers;
MiraCosta College’s Business Office Technology Program offers     Certificates of Achievement are designed to prepare
                                                                                                                                        customer service representatives; and virtual assistants.
classes in:                                                       graduates for immediate employment in specific career
                                                                  areas. The total units required for a certificate varies with         Demand is always high for qualified professionals. Start today
• Introduction to Office Technology                               each discipline.                                                      on your path to a rewarding career!
• Basic Office Skills                                             Office Manager                                             23 units
• Management Office Skills                                        Secretary/Administrative Assistant                 19.5–20.5 units

• Keyboarding                                                     Associate Degrees
• 10 Keypad                                                       MiraCosta College’s Business Office Technology Program offers
                                                                  the following associate degrees:
• Advanced Keyboarding
                                                                  Office Manager
• Office Systems and Procedures
                                                                  Secretary/Administrative Assistant
• Word Processing
                                                                  Students planning to transfer and/or earn a degree should
BU SINES S OFFICE TECHNOLOGY                                      meet with a MiraCosta College counselor before or early
                                                                  in their first semester to identify courses that will meet
CERTIFICATES & AS SOCIATE DEGREES                                 requirements for transfer. Students interested in earning an
MiraCosta College offers a wide range of classes that             A.A. degree must complete a Certificate of Achievement and
meet days, evenings, weekends and online. Classes are             additional courses listed in the MiraCosta Catalog.
also offered in an online format, allowing students to
design a flexible schedule.

Students may choose to earn one or more of the following
certificates, work toward an associate degree, or complete
requirements to transfer. For more information about each
certificate and associate degree, please contact the
Counseling Department at 760.795.6670 or consult the
MiraCosta College Catalog at                                       “MiraCosta College has been like
                                                                                           a letter of recommendation.”
                                                                                           —Mitzy Martinez, MiraCosta College
                                                                                           Business Office Technology graduate

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