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Mount Vernon Campus Update

Regarding the status of operations for Sunday, September 25th: SVC MV Campus is open Sunday, 9/25/16 for normal operations, classes, and events. Our thoughts remain with the families of the victims during this tragic time.

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Office Administration and Accounting Technologies

As the responsibilities of administrative assistants and accounting paraprofessionals broaden, highly skilled professionals are in high demand. SVC's Office Administration and Accounting Technologies program gives you the right training to gain a competitive edge in today's workplace.


  • Program Options

    With a curriculum that is learner-centered and employment focused, SVC's Office Administration and Accounting Technology gives students the skills needed for this high-demand field. Students will learn the basics of word processing, software applications (including spreadsheets, databases and more), desktop publishing, communication skills, records management and accounting.

  • Degree Paths

  • Certificate Options

  • Outcomes

    Administrative Assistant

    Graduates of the Administrative Assistant program will be able to:

    • Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and in writing with both customers and co-workers at a level necessary for suc­cessful employment.
    • Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate software to complete business-related tasks and requirements (word processing, spread­sheet, database, presentation, and e-mail).
    • Demonstrate the ability to use proper formatting and design con­cepts to produce a variety of documents.
    • Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate filing procedures to store and retrieve records necessary for day-to-day operations of an organization.
    • Demonstrate the ability to record basic accounting transactions and prepare basic financial statements in both a manual and com­puterized system.
    • Demonstrate the ability to perform basic payroll functions and prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly tax forms.
    • Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate mathematical con­cepts to typical business situations.
    • Demonstrate appropriate workplace behaviors including regular attendance, punctuality, professionalism in working with others, appropriate problem-solving, and leadership skills.
    • Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities and create an effective employment package (cover letter, resume, and application).
     
    Accounting Paraprofessional

    Graduates of the Accounting Paraprofessional program will be able to:

    • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and correctly record accounting transactions in both manual and computerized systems.
    • Demonstrate the ability to prepare and analyze basic financial statements.
    • Demonstrate the ability to apply accounting practices in a variety of business structures (service business, merchandising business, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation).
    • Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and in writing with both customers and co-workers at a level necessary for suc­cessful employment.
    • Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate software to complete business-related tasks and requirements (word processing, spread­sheet, database, presentation, and e-mail).
    • Demonstrate the ability to perform basic payroll functions and prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly tax forms.
    • Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate mathematical con­cepts to typical business situations.
    • Demonstrate appropriate workplace behaviors including regular attendance, punctuality, professionalism in working with others, appropriate problem-solving, and leadership skills.
    • Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities and create an effective employment package (cover letter, resume, and application).
  • Costs, Financing & Success

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Contact the Department Chair to learn about our Office Administation & Accounting Technology program.


Tamara Oakes
Department Chair
360.416.3275
Email Tamara

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