As the reliance on technology continues to expand in offices, the role of the office professional has greatly evolved. Office professionals perform a variety of administrative duties necessary to run an organization efficiently, serving as information and communication managers for an office. The Business Technology program is designed with employment in mind. Whether a student plans to move directly into a business position or obtain additional education, the Business Technology program will boost the potential for success.
All coursework is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of business settings, from large companies to small organizations. The coursework will provide a strong business foundation as well as the opportunity to gain expertise in a student's specific area of interest, such as general business, advanced software, medical, or even accounting.
Logan: New Student Orientation (for enrolled students)
Brigham City: New Student Orientation (for enrolled students)
The Business Technology program at Bridgerland Applied Technology College has an outstanding reputation with local businesses, and placement of students has been very successful. Employment projections by the Department of Workforce Services indicate business and office careers are among the top 50 career areas that will experience the largest growth in the next five years.
Business technology skills are used in virtually every sector of the economy, regardless of the primary business function of the organization. Business students gain expertise in areas that will allow them to be employed in a variety of positions. Job opportunities are available in businesses of all sizes. Position titles could include administrative assistant, desktop publishing specialist, executive secretary, legal secretary, medical office specialist, office assistant, receptionist, registrar, secretary, payroll coordinator, accounting clerk/technician, or accounts payable/receivable specialist.
Online courses and/or blended components are available in this program. Blended learning courses are courses that combine face-to-face instruction with online elements. Contact an instructor for details regarding online availability.
12-14 mos (30 hrs/wk)
Assessment: Basic reading, basic math, keyboarding (25 nwpm), and language mechanics/language expression. Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.
Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements (except keyboarding) if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.
Arranged - varies by high school
Monday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Flexible schedules available.