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South Central Louisiana Technical College

The Business Office Administration program prepares graduates to be administrative assistants, secretaries, accounting clerks, and medical office assistants in today's modern offices.  Graduates can work in various areas of industry including business offices, government offices, medical offices, and hospitals.  This program also provides students with safe and efficient work practices, basic occupational skills, customer service, job-seeking skills, employability skills, and strong work ethics required for success in the workplace. Students will receive hands-on training in office technology software for word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and desktop publishing using popular application software. 

CURRICULUM
Students can choose from four career concentrations offered under the Business Office Administration program, with the potential of earning an Associate's Degree, Technical Diploma, or Certificate of Technical Studies.

  • General Office - prepares students for a career in a business office environment utilizing clerical, communication, and computer skills.
  • Accounting - prepares students to provide administrative and technical support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel.  Graduates will be able to perform general bookkeeping and accounting office work emphasizing manual and computerized accounting.
  • Medical Office Assistant - prepares students to perform the skills necessary to enter the medical workforce in doctors' offices, hospitals, and other medical facilities.  Specialized course content focuses on medical transcription, terminology, insurance, and billing.

A full time student may complete one or more of the degree/certificate programs in approximately two calendar years. Click here to open the complete Business Office Administration Curriculum.

Students can also take advantage of the following:
- Microsoft Office Specialist, QuickBooks, and IC3 certification testing
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- NAHP (National Association of Health Professionals) Exams in:
     NRCAHA - Administrative Health Assistant
     NRCCS - Coding Specialist

CAREER OPTIONS

In 2011, the average annual income in Louisiana for a Secretary/Administrative Assistant was $13.42 per hour, an Accounting Clerk was $16.03 per hour, and a Medical Secretary was $12.99 per hour.* For more information about jobs related to this program, please visit http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes430000.htm.

*Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook

FACULTY

Young Memorial Campus

     Nicole Landry / 985.380.2957 x 316 / nicolelandry@scl.edu
     Business Instructor

     Crystal Daigle / 985.380.2957 x 317 / crysaldaigle@scl.edu
     Business Instructor

 

Lafourche Campus/Galliano Extension Campus:
 Tamika Boyd-Mitchell / 985-447-0924 x 122 / tamikamitchell1@scl.edu
     Business Instructor

     Denise Pellegrin / 985-447.0924 x 139 / denisepellegrin@scl.edu
      
Business Instructor

     John "Wylee" Rogers / 985.447.0924 x 108 /johnrogers7@scl.edu
     Business Instructor

 

Reserve Campus:

      Penelope Freeman / 985-536-4418 x 218 / penelopefreeman@scl.edu                                     Department Head, Business Instructor

      Antoinette Marsalis/ 985.536.4418 / antoinettemarsalis@scl.edu                                                 Business Instructor

   

 

 

 

Young Memorial, Morgan City
Lafourche, Thibodaux & Galliano
Reserve campus, Reserve

 
GET CERTIFIED!
 
 
 
The Young Memorial Campus in Morgan City is a Certiport authorized testing center for Microsoft Office Specialist, QuickBooks, and IC3 certifications.  Click here for more info.
  www.scl.edu/boa