The Business Office Technology certificate program provides basic training in computer applications, business communication skills, and general office procedures. Graduates may continue their studies to receive and Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Office Technology.

This page gives students information about the program, links to occupational information, estimated program cost, normal time for program completion, median debt at program completion, and job placement rate for program completers, if available.  *For programs with fewer than 10 graduates for a given year, median debt and on-time completion rates are designated by N/A.

EWC’s six-digit OPE-ID is 003929.

Business Office Technology Certificate

CIP CODE: 52.0408
(Classification of Instruction Program)
Credential Level: 01 (undergraduate certificate)
Length of Program: Normal time of program completion: 2 semesters
Number of hours required for completion: 32 Credit Hours
Estimated Cost of Program: 2011-2012 In-State WUE** Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees* $2,472.00 $3,336.00 $5,880.00
Books & Supplies $1,200.00  $1,200.00  $1,200.00
Room & Board (on-campus estimate) $5,840.00 $5,840.00 $5,840.00
Total Estimated Cost of Program $9,512.00 $10,376.00 $12,920.00
Program Completion in Normal Time Frame: # of Completers % of Graduates Completed on Time
2011-2012 N/A N/A
Median Debt at Program Completion Median Debt of Completers
2011-2012 N/A

 *Tuition and fee costs are estimated at 16 credits enrollment per semester. Tuition rates are capped at 12 credits; fees are capped at 16 credits. 

**The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) tuition rate is calculated at approximately 1 1/2 times the resident tuition rates. to qualify for the WUE rate, a student must be a resident of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Palau, American Samoa, Northern Marianas, Guam, Marshall Islands or the Federated States of Micronesia. Although Nebraska is not part of WUE, Nebraska residents are eligible for the same rate.

Occupational Information:

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