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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Keely Moriarty
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"The academy has shown me a lot more than I even suspected. It's showed me the physical demands that you need to reach and the instructors push you over the limits just so that when go to do the real thing you can achieve that. You'll push yourself and eventually reach the limits that you thought you were never capable of. You get really hands-on with all your crew and working with each of the instructors. The most valuable thing that I've learned in the academy is learning to work to your own level of excellence. Being at the college has been a great experience."
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Last Modified Apr 7, 2015