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Administrative Support Technology

Gain the skills employers need

Build skills that are valued in every field with Tidewater Community College’s administrative support technology programs! The curriculum offers a solid foundation in basic administrative skills with the advanced training needed in today’s high-tech offices. Class instruction reflects a professional environment as students work independently on assignments and simulations designed to provide hands-on training.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
63
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Locations:
Chesapeake Campus, Portsmouth Campus, Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Administrative Support Technology

Learn an array of skills in preparation for work as an administrative assistant, executive assistant or office manager in fields such as business, health care and education. Students in this program can qualify to sit for exams from the International Association of Administrative Professionals and Microsoft.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
63
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Locations:
Portsmouth Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Medical Administrative Assistant

Graduates of this specialization are especially qualified for careers in a variety of health care settings including private medical practices, hospitals, clinics, and insurance firms. You’ll learn how to maintain electronic health records, handle billing, schedule appointments for patients, work with medical records and protect patient privacy.

Semesters:
3
Credits:
29
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Locations:
Chesapeake Campus, Portsmouth Campus, Virginia Beach Campus
Career Studies Certificate - Administrative Assistant

Gain a solid foundation in basic administrative skills, such as keyboarding, records and database management, word processing and business communications, as well as advanced coursework in
specialized software applications.

Semesters:
3
Credits:
28
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Locations:
Portsmouth Campus
Career Studies Certificate - Medical Administrative Assistant

Develop the general medical and administrative skills important for performing administrative support in the health care environment including billing, scheduling appointments, and working with medical records.

Additional Program Information:

Upon completion of these programs, graduates may enhance their knowledge base further with additional credentials such as Microsoft Office Certifications and Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) completion.

Is this program for you?

Yes, if you:
  • enjoy working with people
  • work well in groups
  • like working with computers

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