BS-AAS - Office Administration and Technology


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Degree Designation

AAS - Associate in Applied Science



NYSED Program Code

01526 - BS-AAS

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The office environment has been revolutionized by rapidly expanding and changing technology. Queensborough’s Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) curriculum in Office Administration and Technology (OAT) prepares students for entry-level positions and to climb career ladders in office administration, office supervision, and office management. Office software skills, communication skills, and writing skills are an integral part of the OAT coursework.

This program is designed to offer every student the opportunity:

  • to take courses in order to prepare for employment in corporate, medical, legal, educational, government, and civil service office environments

  • to receive training in office software (word processing, statistical worksheets, databases, slide presentations, publications, and scheduling)

  • to become familiar with the personal computer (pc) operating system, pc file management, and pc security

  • to develop skills in keyboarding, proofreading, document design and formatting

  • to acquire office managerial skills, to use the Internet for research, and to learn to handle human relation situations in the workplace

  • to qualify for an internship in order to gain actual work experience

  • to enhance business literacy and awareness of both the domestic and global market economies

  • to take courses in the liberal arts and sciences which promote good citizenship, enrich cultural knowledge, and make every student aware of the diverse attributes that are part of the human family

QCC graduates of the A.A.S. in Office Administration and Technology have been and continue to be employed in areas such as: banking, publishing, insurance, government, medicine, law, public relations, education, accounting, fashion, entertainment, advertising, travel, technology, media, etc.