Administrative Support Technology - Associate Degree | Thomas Nelson Community College

Administrative Support Technology - Associate Degree

Earlier today, a shooting occurred at Heritage High School, which is adjacent to Thomas Nelson’s Southeast Higher Education Center located at An Achievable Dream Academy in Newport News.  “We are praying for the safety of everyone at Heritage High School, and for a quick recovery for those injured in today’s shooting,” said Thomas Nelson President Dr. Towuanna Porter Brannon.  Thomas Nelson’s evening classes scheduled for Monday, September 20 at the Southeast Higher Education Center will be held virtually.

Administrative Support Technology - Associate Degree
Program Details
Credential: 
Associate of Applied Science
Academic Division: 
Public Safety, Allied Health and Human Services

From the classroom to the office. Become an office professional with an associate degree or certificate in Administrative Support Technology.

The curriculum includes office administration, editing and proofreading, database management and advanced desktop publishing. If you have interest in a specific field, specialize in Communications Management, Medical Office Administration or Medical Office Assistant.

Specializations

Communications Management

Thomas Nelson’s Administrative Support Technology program offers specialization in Communications Management that will prepare you for employment as an office professional. Students who specialize in Communications Management benefit from courses in web page design in addition to business letter writing and desktop publishing.

Medical Office Administration

Opportunities in medical office administration continue to grow. Don’t miss out on the chance to join this in-demand field. Thomas Nelson will prepare you for employment with courses in accounting, medical insurance and coding, office administration, desktop publishing and more.

Possibilities 

After completing this associate degree program, you’ll be ready to work in business, industry, government and medical offices. Qualify for jobs as an administrative assistant, office manager, records manager, receptionist, desktop publisher, web page designer and more. Other positions related to the field include:

  • administrative service managers
  • customer service representatives
  • data entry keyers
  • database administrators
  • executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants
  • file clerks
  • first-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers
  • insurance claims and policy processing clerks
  • legal administrative assistants
  • medical administrative assistants and coders
  • office managers
  • presentation/graphics specialists
  • project coordinators

Career Exploration

Learn more about a career in this field, how much it typically pays, what the demand is, and how your education can help you become qualified.

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College Catalog

For the most up-to-date information about this program, including courses, credits, and other requirements, please refer to our College Catalog.

College Catalog

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