Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry Major

Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry Studies is a program that prepares individuals to support business information operations by using computer equipment to enter, process, and retrieve data for a wide variety of administrative purposes.

Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry Studies majors and degree programs will cover courses in using basic business software and hardware, business computer networking, principles of desktop publishing, preparing mass mailings, compiling and editing spreadsheets, list maintenance, preparing tables and graphs, receipt control, and preparing business performance reports.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry (use the College Search feature and enter "office automation" or “office technology” or “data entry” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry Studies?

Generally, a major/degree in this field of study consists of a two-year associate program.  You will be prepared you to work in certain kinds of offices, such as healthcare or law offices.  You may be eligible for advanced admin careers in private corporations, government agencies or non-profit organizations.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry Studies:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



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