Computer Business Office Technology

CBOT

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Program Overview

Are you looking for a career in business?  Do you enjoy the office environment and want to gain marketable skills to differentiate yourself in the job market?  Allan Hancock College’s Computer Business Office Technology (CBOT) program offers specialized training in development of the skills necessary to be successful in the business office setting. 

In just two years you can earn an Associates in Science degree or several certificates in office technology.  Classes are designed to serve your needs and are flexible enough to fit into your schedule if you are already working full time. If you are interested in a career as an administrative assistant, legal secretary, office manager, human resources assistant, or various other administrative support related jobs, Allan Hancock College is the place to start your education.

The Computer Business Office Technology (CBOT) degree and certificate curriculum offers a variety of options that will guide you toward successful administrative assistant, secretarial, and information processing careers in business, government, and education. Our program focuses on administrative operations and procedures required to support organizations and the software application skills needed to be technically proficient in an office 

As a student you will be trained in all phases of administrative/secretarial work. Depending on your concentration, your training could include emphasis on:

  • Business law
  • Legal office procedures 
  • Customer service
  • Presentation and publishing skills
  • Business communication
  • Administrative and office procedures 
  • Technical office skills

LOCATION

Business Department, Building K
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3239

Fax number: 805-928-7905 (Santa Maria Campus)
805-735-3976 (Lompoc Valley Center)

HOURS

Fall/Spring: 
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer:  closed during summer months

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Jose Alvarez

Jose Alvarez
Agribusiness

"Allan Hancock College is truly an amazing community college, especially when you give yourself the opportunity to get involved. After returning from overseas as a member of the U.S. Marines, I discovered the agribusiness program at Hancock. The faculty and staff are so helpful and encouraging. The facilities in the new Industrial Technology Complex are top of the line. Hancock is truly a start here, go anywhere campus."
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