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Ohio University Majors

Office Administration Technology Major

Program Overview

Ohio University Chillicothe and Ohio University Southern offer a two-year program of study leading to an Associate in Applied Business in office administration technology. This program  prepares you for employment in various office environments including positions such as an administrative assistant or an office manager. Courses emphasize the importance of computer literacy, technology, and communication skills. The OAT program features state-of-the-art computer labs as well as software applications and innovative teaching/learning methods that are reflective of the latest in technology. This program will prepare successful students to sit for Microsoft certification examinations and offers specialization courses in medical, legal, and business analysis.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Developmental courses in Math and English may be required (testing will determine level of entry). There are no other requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Career opportunities in a variety of settings resulting from successful completion of this degree program include professions such as administrative assistant (medical, legal, or other), office supervisor/manager, customer service representative, bookkeeper/payroll clerk, accounting clerk, receptionist, business analyst, and desktop designer or publisher.

Students interested in pursuing baccalaureate degrees upon completion of this associate program might consider business administration, communications, graphic design, health services administration, specialized studies (business emphasis), B.S.A.M. (Bachelor of Science in Applied Management) or B.T.A.S. (Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies).

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Associate in Applied Business
Code: AA5005


Office of Regional Higher Education 
Ohio University Chillicothe
101 University Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Phone: 740.774.7200
Fax: 740.774.7295

Administrative Contact

Allison White, contact person, whitea3@ohio.edu
or any regional campus student services office

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