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Business & Office Technology​

  • Golden Triangle campus
  • Online/eLearning option
Business & Office Technology offers Associate Degree and certificate options in Administrative Office Technology and Medical Billing & Coding Technology. The curriculum is designed to give each student:
  • A broad overview of the entire office function, not his/her individual positions.
  • An opportunity to investigate the integration of systems-people and technology.
  • An exposure to career options available within the office which involves the coordination of people, equipment, and resources as well as an opportunity to recognize the relationship between worker and supervisor.
  • A concentration of skills in a specific area.
Students enrolling in any Business and Office Technology degree program must present proof of a minimum ACT score of 14 in English, 14 in Math, and 14 in Reading or equivalent Accuplacer or COMPASS scores for program entrance or be admitted to the MiBest program. Please see the program advisor or counselor for additional information regarding testing times and locations. As part of these degree programs, students will have the opportunity to take national certification exams.
Medical Billing & Coding Technology
Associate's Degree/Certificate program
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The Medical Billing & Coding Technology program of study is designed to prepare students to work in office positions in hospitals, doctors’ offices, health clinics, insurance companies, and other health related organizations. The student will develop skills using medical terminology, accounting, transcription, coding, and computer software applications. The curriculum complies with the American Association for Medical Transcription Exam Specifications for Certified Medical Transcriptionist, and the American Health Information Management Association Certified Coding Associate Competency Statements.
Administrative Office Technology
Associate's Degree/Certificate program
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The Administrative Office Technology Program is an instructional program designed to prepare and train students for entry-level training in administrative office procedures, integrated computer applications, business financial systems, communication, accounting clerks, records clerks, transcriptionists, word processing specialists and to fill other positions requiring computer skills such as database management, Web design and desktop publishing.

​Career opportunities:


Business & Office Technology prepares graduates to pursue careers as Medical Assistants, Medical Secretaries, Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants.





Students can earn an Office Proficiency Assessment & Certification.



Sample courses:


Social Media Management: How to develop and maintain a social media presence in a personal and professional capacity. Students will engage in community and internet-based projects with special emphasis on blogs, wikis, social networking sites, photo-sharing sites, instant messaging, videosharing sites, podcasts, widgets, virtual worlds and more.


Microsoft® Access®: This course applies database concepts for designing and manipulating data files and formatting output as complex documents and reports using Microsoft Access.


Electronic Health Records: This course covers electronic health records in the healthcare environment as they pertain to various workplace settings.



Job Placement: Yes



Salaries: $24,000 - $29,000



Graduation rate: 100%






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Main Campus
1512 Kemper Street
PO Box 158
Scooba, MS 39358
(662) 476-8442
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8731 South Frontage Road
PO Box 100
Mayhew, MS 39753
(662) 243-1900
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81 Fifth Street, Room A
CAFB, MS 39710
(662) 434-2660
NAS Meridian Extension
255 Rosenbaum Ave.
Meridian, MS 39309
(601) 679-3570