Administrative Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General. 520401


Students learn the basic operations of personal computers, word processing, human relations and the Microsoft Office software package.
Students also learn organizational and teamwork skills, as well as professional responsibilities while working in an office setting.
They will progress into advances areas after completion of the Business and Technology core.
This program is designed to be self-paced with individualized instruction.
Self-motivation is necessary in order to complete this curriculum.
After successful completion of the business, financial management and accounting program, students are prepared to take the Oklahoma Department of Career Technical Education competence and brainbench exams in each area of specialty.
Employment opportunities are exceptional in all office settings or a financial institution.
With these certifications, students will be able to apply for employment opportunities not only in southwest Oklahoma and statewide.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Southwest Technology Center

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Southwest Technology Center

Local WIB

67 - WestRegion

Name of Credential

Southwest Technology Center Administrative Assistant Certificate of Completion

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant, Scholarships, OTAG

Refund Policy

Yes, If a tuition paying student is dropped or withdraws prior to attending 60% of a semester/trimester, that student will be given a refund based on actual hours attended.  Conversely, a student who withdraws after attending 60% of the semester/trimester will not be entitled to a refund.  The unused portion of any tuition paid in excess of a $20.00 administrative fee will be refunded according to scale as listed on page 22 of Student Handbook.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Oklahoma Dept of Career and Technology Education

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$818.99 Curriculum cost is for entire program.

Graduation Fees

$5.00 transcript and certificate fee

In-State/District Tuition

$1,800.00 Altus, Blair, Duke, Eldorado, Granite, Hollis, Navajo and Olustee school districts. We also have reciprocity agreements with Technology Centers to be considered in -district.

Other Fees

$50.00 Lab Fees

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$3,600.00 Any enrollment not considered to be in the Altus, Blair, Duke, Eldorado, Granite, Hollis, Navajo, Olustee school districts.

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

43-3021.00Billing and Posting Clerks
$16.17 per hour

Provider Status



711 W. Tamarack Rd., Altus, Oklahoma 73521

Phone Number

(580) 477-2250

Fax Number

(580) 477-0138

Web Address

Last Updated

Mar 10, 2023


Apr 18, 2019


Jun 30, 2023

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