Administrative Office Professional - Diploma Program
Become a skilled professional
The MTI Administrative Office Professional program aims to provide every student with all of the qualifications and basic skills they need to prepare for employment in entry-level business careers. MTI pays particular attention to helping students learn Intuit QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and other business support computer programs.
The MTI Administrative Office Professional program aims to provide every student with all of the qualifications and basic skills they need to prepare for employment in entry-level business careers. Students will receive training that will benefit them in business administration jobs in California and around the entire United States. MTI pays particular attention to helping students learn Intuit QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and other business support computer programs.
The Administrative Office Professional program can be completed in as little as nine months, which is faster than most other administrative office programs and help you begin your business administration career sooner. The courses you take at our Sacramento campus provide the foundation required for a fulfilling and lucrative career in business support.
At MTI College, a popular and well-respected Sacramento business training school, you can earn the Administrative Office Professional diploma or an even more comprehensive two-year degree, the Associate in Arts in Business Administration. Each program has its advantages, and the one that is right for you depends mainly on how much training you wish to receive.
Given the competition for office support positions in Sacramento and elsewhere, specialized training for work as an office clerk, administrative assistant and other similar jobs can give you an advantage in the marketplace. The Administrative Office Professional diploma program is designed to give you the training and skills you need to work in a variety of office support positions.
Related DocumentsProgram Assessment 2017 (PDF)
- A121A - Accounting
- This course introduces the accounting student to fundamental accounting principles and standards as prescribed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The student learns accrual-based accounting for service industries, including the entire accounting cycle, and procedures for the internal control of cash.
- A121B - Accounting
- This course continues using accrual-based accounting for merchandising businesses; 10-column worksheet, financial statements (including Statement of Cash Flow), adjusting entries and closing entries.
- A150 - Computerized Accounting
- The course covers the uses of a popular accounting software package to solve accounting problems, simulating the working environment.
- A160 - Accounting with Spreadsheets
- The student uses Excel or similar spreadsheet software to develop accounting applications and solve accounting problems.
- DA123 - Word Processing Concepts
- This course provides a comprehensive overview of word processing skills. The course focuses on the creation, editing, formatting, electronic publication, and printing of standard business documents. Students will explore efficient document navigation, using graphics, preparing reports, proper source citations, using tables, and using the merge tools. Documents created will include letters, reports, research papers, flyers, announcements, newsletters, envelopes, and labels.
- DA143 - Spreadsheet Concepts
- This course provides a comprehensive overview of spreadsheet skills. The course focuses on the creation, editing, formatting, electronic publication, and printing of standard spreadsheet documents. Students will explore efficient spreadsheet navigation, formulas, functions, using graphics, preparing charts, and performing numeric and financial data analysis.
- DA152 - Database Concepts
- This course teaches the student to analyze, evaluate, and design an effective database using Microsoft Access. The student will learn fundamental concepts associated with using database objects, as well as understand the underlying concepts and theories in designing a simple relational database.
- DA164 - Presentation Concepts
- This course prepares students for the preparation and delivery of presentations in a variety of formats. Students will explore the organization of a presentation’s narrative, verbal delivery techniques, and the appropriate use of visual aids to communicate effectively to a group. Microsoft PowerPoint will be introduced as a supplemental tool for multimedia delivery. The course will help students obtain confidence in verbal presentations.
- M110 - Mathematics in Business
- Students learn the basic arithmetic methods involving whole numbers, decimals, fractions, integers, equations, and percentages. Problem-solving is emphasized and is oriented toward business situations.
Grants and other forms of tuition assistance are available to those who qualify. To find out what you’re eligible for, contact an MTI admissions advisor today!
Median Loan Debt Incurred by Students
Median Loan Debt: $6,674
*The median debt of borrowers who completed this program in the 2016-2017 award year. This debt includes federal, private, and institutional loans.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Registration: $14,365
Books and Supplies: $1,324
Job Placement Rate
Award Year Adjusted Job Placement Rate: 91%
Award Year Unadjusted Job Placement Rate: 73%
Based on the number of Administrative Office Professional graduates in the 2016-2017 award year who registered for graduate placement services and secured employment in their field of study, and those who did not register and successfully obtained employment on their own.
* Future results may vary. MTI’s job placement rate calculations are based on the award year July 1 to June 30. The unadjusted rate represents the percentage of total graduates who obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate represents the percentage of graduates who are actively looking for work and obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate does not include graduates who are not looking for work for reasons such as continuing education, remaining at current place of employment, military service, health issues, death, etc. For a complete explanation of MTI’s placement calculations, please visit: Job Placement Rate Calculation
All information provided in compliance with U.S. Code 75 FR 66948 §668.6.
For admission to MTI College, applicants must –
- Interview with an admissions advisor
- Provide proof of graduation from high school or GED equivalent
- Complete an application for admission
- Pass an admissions examination
The first part of the application process may be completed online.