Major code AA5014
Office of Regional Higher Education
Ohio University Southern
Elson Hall 138
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, OH 45638
Phone: 740.533.6600 or 800.626.0513
Allison White, contact person
or any regional campus student services office
Ohio University–Chillicothe and Ohio University–Southern offer a two-year program of study leading to an Associate in Applied Business in office technology. This program prepares you for employment in various office environments including positions such as an administrative assistant or an office manager. Courses emphasize the importance of computer literacy, technology, and communication skills. The OTEC program features state-of-the-art computer labs as well as software applications and innovative teaching/learning methods that are reflective of the latest in technology. This program will prepare successful students to sit for Microsoft certification examinations and offers tracks in medical, legal, and business analysis.
Developmental courses in Math and English may be required (testing will determine level of entry). There are no other requirements beyond University admission requirements.
Change of Program Policy
No selective or limited admission requirements.
External Transfer Admission
No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
Opportunities Upon Graduation
Career opportunities in a variety of settings resulting from successful completion of this degree program include professions such as administrative assistant (medical, legal, or other), office supervisor/manager, bookkeeper/payroll clerk, receptionist, business analyst, and desktop designer or publisher.
Students interested in pursuing baccalaureate degrees upon completion of this associate program might consider business administration, communications, health services administration, specialized studies (business emphasis), B.S.A.M. (Bachelor of Science in Applied Management) or B.T.A.S. (Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies).