Administrative Office Technology Degree

Note: This program has been suspended from Eastern's curriculum and is not currently open for enrollment. Eastern is in the process of teaching out the students that are currently enrolled in the program.

The Administrative Office Technology program offers three options: Executive Assistant, Medical Office Assistant and Legal Assistant. Each option is designed to prepare an administrative assistant for a variety of roles and duties in today’s office. Administrative assistants handle a wide variety of duties beyond strictly clerical roles such as purchasing office equipment and supplies, planning meetings and special events, working with vendors and suppliers, creating and giving presentations, interviewing, orienting and supervising other staff, writing and editing documents, scheduling events and facilities, coordinating direct mailings, maintaining multiple schedules and calendars, handling messages and correspondence, maintaining computer files, directories, and databases, and more. The Medical Office and Legal Assistant options provide the student with specialized skills for those professions.

A certificate in Administrative Office Technology is also available. The certificate program is designed for students who want to enter directly into the workforce and is not intended primarily for university transfer.

Career Opportunities

There is a wide range of skills needed for positions in the office and administrative support field. Continual changes in technology and the office environment create a high demand for qualified employees. Graduates can find career opportunities as administrative assistants, executive assistants, receptionists, and legal/medical office assistants.

Gainful Employment

Have questions about this program, the costs involved and what job prospects may exist in the marketplace? Check our Administrative Office Technology Gainful Employment report. (If prompted by your Internet browser, select "open" page)

Scholarship Opportunities

A college degree is an investment in your future. There are many lifelong benefits of a quality education that exceed the initial costs involved. Tuition and fees at Eastern Oklahoma State College are among the lowest in the nation. Plus, Eastern offers a variety of institutional scholarships, as well as business-related scholarships for students who demonstrate high academic qualifications and financial need. Federal and state financial aid and grant opportunities are also available to help fund your education.

Apply now for admission to the Administrative Office Technology program.

Contact Information

Kay Langham
Business Division Dean
Mitchell 103
Phone: 918.465.1738
Fax: 918.465.4464