Administrative Office Professional
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Administrative Office Diploma Program Objectives
The MTI Administrative Office Professional program aims to provide every student with all of the qualifications and basic skills they need to prepare for employment in entry-level business careers. Students will receive training that will benefit them in business administration jobs in California and around the entire United States. MTI pays particular attention to helping students learn Intuit QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and other business support computer programs.
The Administrative Office Professional program can be completed in as little as 9 months, which is much quicker than most other administrative office programs. When you enroll at MTI, you can get started on your business administration career in under a year, which is particularly advantageous if you need a job now. The courses you take at our Sacramento campus provide the foundation required for a fulfilling and lucrative career in business support.
Learn essential office skills
Computer, accounting, and business skills
A great start for a career in business
At MTI College, a popular and well-respected Sacramento business training school, you can earn the Administrative Office Professional diploma or an even more comprehensive two-year degree, the Associate in Arts in Business Administration. Each program has its advantages, and the one that is right for you depends mainly on how much training you wish to receive.
Given the competition for office support positions in Sacramento and elsewhere, specialized training for work as an office clerk, administrative assistant and other similar jobs can give you an advantage in the marketplace. The Administrative Office Professional diploma program is designed to give you the training and skills you need to work in a variety of office support positions.
MTI Business School Testimonials and Careers
With the help of MTI College’s job placement staff, students graduating from the business training program are finding excellent careers in exciting fields. Find out what some of our alumni have to say about their time at MTI College, as well as how they are utilizing their training. Also, learn more about potential careers you can go into upon completion of our business program.
My education at MTI has given me the confidence to pursue many endeavors at the company I work for…My education gave me the ground base I needed to go in whatever direction I chose; the ‘soft skills’ that you need to have before you even interview for a job are important to maintain.
(Employed by JELD-WEN as an Environmental and Safety Coordinator)
Glenn Childs, Business and Technology
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What is an Administrative Office Professional?
The list of tasks an administrative office professional might perform is almost endless. These key business support workers schedule appointments, transcribe audio files, greet customers, file documents, write and process letters, and much more. In addition to these traditional duties, technological advances require business support personnel to be able to do more complex tasks involving research, statistical analysis and so on. At MTI Sacramento, you will be trained for all of these tasks and gain extensive experience with important software applications, voice mail, internet-based tools, supervising and training others, and more.
Business Graduate Success
Virtually everyone who dedicates themselves to doing well in their classes will succeed in our Administrative Office program. If you can communicate well with others, know how to use a computer effectively, and possess resource management skills, then a career in business administration or support may be right for you. Furthermore, if you finish our business administration support program successfully, you are automatically eligible to advance to the second year of our A.A. in Business Administration Degree.
Students completing the program will have access to MTI’s job placement assistance. Our staff will help you build your resume, practice job interviews, and provide resources to find jobs around the Sacramento area.
Review Program Assessment Data
Administrative Office Professional Program Assessment 2012 (PDF)
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Tuition and Registration: $13,950
Books and Supplies: $1,650
Award Year Adjusted Job Placement Rate: 86%
Award Year Unadjusted Job Placement Rate: 55%
Based on the number of graduates in the 2014-2015 award year (7/1/2014 – 6/30/2015) who registered for graduate placement services and secured employment in their field of study, and those who did not register and successfully obtained employment on their own.
MTI’s job placement rate calculations are based on the award year July 1 to June 30. The unadjusted rate represents the percentage of total graduates who obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate represents the percentage of graduates who are actively looking for work and obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate does not include graduates who are not looking for work for reasons such as continuing education, remaining at current place of employment, military service, health issues, death, etc. For more information on these calculations, refer to the Job Placement Rate Calculation page.
Percentage of students who graduate year one within the published timeframe: 70%
Note: The percentage shown above represents students who graduated from the program on or before the published graduation date. The majority of the remaining students completed the program within the timeframe allowed by the U.S. Department of Education, which is 150% of the normal program length. A student’s graduation date may be delayed by a few days or a few months due to circumstances such as the need to retake a course or the need for a leave of absence to care for an ailing family member.
All information provided in compliance with U.S. Code 75 FR 66948 §668.6.
Review Gainful Employment data in compliance with U.S. Code 34 CFR 668.6(b)(2)(iv).
Learn more in the 2017 MTI College Catalog (PDF).
Apply to MTI
Apply for MTI’s business training by simply filling out the form on the right side of the page, or visit our application page. Once completed, you will be contacted by an admissions advisor who will guide you through the application process and schedule a tour of our Sacramento campus.
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MTI College students completing the Administrative Office Professional program will be able to use their diploma to advance into other degrees, such as our Business Administration Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree with the addition of other MTI subject content.
In addition to administrative office and business administration, MTI also offers an Accounting Technician diploma program.