Office Technologies Program

THE OFFICE TECHNOLOGY CAREER
Technology continues to expand. As a result, the roles of professionals evolve, and there has been an increased demand for those who are trained for an office technology career. Automation and organizational restructuring have led to new responsibilities once reserved for managerial and professional staff. Students trained in all phases of office technology have a variety of potential positions and employers open to them. These include jobs in administrative or executive positions, executive secretary positions, office manager, or administrative coordinator. Training from the Office Technologies Program at Elmira Business Institute will prepare graduates to assist the busy executives, lawyers or doctors who might employ them.

Office Technologies Program
The Office Technology School at Elmira Business Institute came about when the Executive Assistant School was combined with the Personal Assistant School. Students in this program may choose either the medical or legal concentration at EBI College, earning an Associate Degree in Office Technologies. Skills developed in the Office Technologies Program include:

  • Keyboard Training
  • Word Processing Training
  • Training in Microcomputer Applications
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Office Procedures
  • Accounting
  • Communications and Time Management Skills

After receiving the office manager training from EBI’s Office Technologies Program, graduates will be prepared to work in an office technology career.

OFFICE TECHNOLOGY JOB OUTLOOK
Graduates of the Office Technologies Program have better chances at a future career, since more employers are discovering the value of having an assistant to relieve them of executing the details which otherwise take away from productive time. Those who have experience and training in a broad range of areas and use of special office have the extra advantage in finding a position that is both fulfilling – in both a personal and financial sense, as well as the possibility to advance professionally. Receive office technology training and experience career path. Contact the Office Technologies Program at EBI College, and apply today.

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How can I find out more about this career?

For more information about a career in Office Technologies, please visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET website (www.onetonline.org). The Standard Occupational Code (SOC) for the career is 43-6011.00 and the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code for this program is 52.0408.02.

What is the total cost of the Office Technologies Degree program?

The total current tuition and fees for a student completing the program in normal time is $26,300.00 and the total additional cost for books and supplies is $4,000.00.

What percentage of graduates completed the program in the normal time frame as published in the catalog?

For students who graduated between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, 18% completed in the published normal time frame. The total graduation rate as reported to U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) for this period was 57%.

What percentage of graduates found employment related to their field of study?

The most recent annual report to our accrediting agency, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), shows that 100% of graduates found employment related to their field of study.

How much student loan debt does a typical graduate have to repay after graduation?

The median* loan debt for students who graduated between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012 was $19,902.00 for public debt (Title IV loans).

*Median debt represents the mid-point in a list of all students carrying debt.