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Administrative Business Technology – Admin Support (Cert.)
This curriculum provides students with a broad conceptual framework in office automation and information systems combined with a strong learning experience in communication skills, management, keyboarding, and computer applications. This program includes an up-to-date curriculum that incorporates word processing, spreadsheets, database applications, desktop publishing, and web page formatting. During the final semester, all students participate in an internship program. Depending on their major, administrative business technology students intern at local hospitals, medical offices, urgent care centers, law firms, the Nassau County District Attorney's office, and in general offices.

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ABT - Admin Support
Hegis Code: 5005

Total Credits: 33

First Semester Credits
ABT 102 College Keyboarding (1) 3
ABT 120 Desktop Publishing 3
ABT 245 Administrative Management 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective (2) 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (3)
Total Semester Credits 15
Second Semester Credits
ABT 109 Word Processing Applications 3
ABT 114 Presentation Software Basics 1
ABT 115 Spreadsheet Basics 1
ABT 205 Administrative Business Technology Internship 3
ABT 230 Web Page Formatting 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective (2) 3
Total Semester Credits 14
Third Semester Credits
ABT 244 Business Writing 4
Total Semester Credits 4

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

  1. Students are expected to type a minimum of 30 wpm before entering the certificate program. Students who do not meet this requirement should take ABT 100 (Fundamentals of Keyboarding) prior to entering the program. Contact the ABT/HIT Department for placement information.
  2. Choose from:
    • ABT 105 Administrative Business Technology Workshop
    • ABT 110 Integrated Software I
    • ABT 127 Legal Office Procedures I
    • ABT 128 Legal Office Procedures II
    • ABT 129 Medical Malpractice Office Procedures
    • ABT 254 Medical Workshop
    • HIT 154 Computer Software Applications in Healthcare
  3. Depending on placement