Business & Computer Technology

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Business & Computer Technology 2017-11-02T09:54:23+00:00

Project Description

Description

Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.
Answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems
Use word processing, spreadsheet, or other software applications to prepare reports, invoices, financial statements, letters, case histories, or medical records.
Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders, and address complaints.
Open, sort, and route incoming mail, answer correspondence, and prepare outgoing mail.
Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries, or medical consultations.
Maintain medical records, technical library, or correspondence files.

Scheduling Information

High School Junior & Seniors:

1-2 school years
Attend 1 of 2 sessions
8-10:50am or 12-2:50pm

Adult Students:

2 years (1 session)
1 year (both sessions)
8:10:50am or 12-2:50pm

Tuition

The current in-district rate ($2.10 per class hour) will be charged to those students residing in a technology center school district. All other students will be charged the out-of-district tuition rate ($4.20 per class hour). In addition, lab fees, supplies and textbooks may be required.

Application Process

High School Students: Applications can be obtained in the counseling offices of your local high school and returned to your high school counselor.

Adult Students: Applications can be obtained at the Student Services Office located on the SWTC campus at 711 W. Tamarack Rd. in Altus.

Adult students are required to take a KeyTrain assessment at the cost of $10. Assessments are proctored every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30am in the testing center at the SWTC Campus or by appointment. To make an appointment for assessments please call the SWTC Testing Liaison at (580) 477-2250.

Who Can Attend?

High School Junior & Seniors / Adults

Financial Aid

Southwest Technology Center offers and has access to a variety of financial aid options for those who qualify and plan on attending a full-time training program. Although SWTC does not offer any type of students loans, our staff will help you through the process.

Contact Monica Cox, Financial Aid Coordinator at (580) 480-4734 for more information.

Employment Opportunities

SWTC builds partnerships with business and industry in the southwest Oklahoma area to find opportunities for work-based experiences and student placement.  Successful graduates can find employment at schools, hospitals, medical clinics, legal and insurance offices, as well as a wide variety of other area businesses.

 

Industry Certifications

Fundamentals of Technology & Brainbench Certifications:

MS Excel
MS Outlook
MS Word
Medical Terminology
Accounts Receivable/Billing
Medical Billing
MS Powerpoint
Accounts Payable
Health Insurance
MS Access
Data Entry/10-Key
HIPAA Privacy

Entrance Requirements

High School Students: Recommendation from your high school counselor.

Adult Students: Adult students are required to take a KeyTrain assessment at the cost of $10 and an interest assessment. Assessments are proctored every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30am in the testing center at the SWTC Campus or by appointment. To make an appointment for assessments please call the SWTC Testing Liaison at (580) 477-2250.

Career Majors

Administrative Assistant
Executive Administrative Assistant
Medical Office Assistant
Customer Service

Location

711 West Tamarack Rd.
Altus, OK 73521