Office Technology - Office Professional (OTOPO)
Metropolitan Community College Area
The Office Technology-Office Professional (OTOPO) program at MCC awards the Associate of Applied Science Degree. The degree program provides students with an education that strives to strengthen the knowledge and skills necessary to keep offices running smoothly and efficiently. Students should gain experience in the advanced office technology that is used within most contemporary office settings.
Students will need to complete a total of 97.5-99 credits hours in order to be eligible for graduation. The total credits are divided into 27 general education, 54 major requirements, and 16.5-18 option requirement credits.
The general education courses within the program provide students with a broad foundational education and the essential career skills for future occupations. Students are taught the principles of becoming a productive individual, contributing team member and a lifelong learning student. The credits are further divided into 9 communications, 4.5 humanities/social sciences, 4.5 quantitative/numeracy Skills, and 9 other credits.
The major requirement courses focus on topics within the field of Office Technology. In order to fulfill the credit hours, students must complete a list of 13 required courses. Some of the courses include Business Office Communications, Microsoft Word I, Document Processing, and Office Technology Capstone.
The option requirement courses should emphasize topics that are specific to the Office Professional career track. There are three required courses totaling 13.5 credits: Customer Service Skills, Project Management and Microsoft Web Editor. Students will also need to choose one course from a list of three electives to complete the Option Requirements. The three additional courses are Bookkeeping, Leadership: Training & Skill Development, and Spanish for Business I. Option courses will cover topics such as resource management, Microsoft Expression Web, and the accounting cycle. Students may also gain experience in utilizing project management software, developing with CSS, creating websites, and optimization for websites.
Degree Level: Associate
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Metropolitan Community College Area is a two-year public school located in Omaha, Nebraska. MCC was created in 1974 to serve residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, and Washington counties in the state of Nebraska. MCC's mission is to provide quality learning experiences for a diverse community of lifelong learners in its four-county service area.
MCC offers more than 100 one- and two-year career programs, as well as academic transfer programs. Online for-credit courses equal that of on-campus courses and retain similar academic standards.
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