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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Brent Jordan

Brent Jordan
Fire Academy Student

"I chose the fire technology program at Allan Hancock because of what it can provide for me. It's giving me a step above the other academies and throughout the state. Graduates of this academy have gone on to be the chiefs and the captains that are going to be hiring us, so when we go in for interviews by being able to say that we graduated at this academy they know what we've experienced. Allan Hancock College has provided me with the physical and mental capabilities through the classroom training we do each day and the physical training we do each morning. This academy pushes you to your boundaries and then you begin to work on those weaknesses; your weaknesses then become your strengths so you're actually growing as a person. Allan Hancock has made a difference in my life it's really taught me who I am and where I want to be."
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Last Modified Jul 2, 2015