Business Applications Specialist
- Julie Slettvet
- Lea Ann Simpson
- Tonya LaBrosse
- Shannon Sharpe
The Business Applications Specialist program at Green River Community College can help prepare you for a rewarding career in a variety of industries and positions, including Project Coordinators, Executive Secretaries, Office Managers, and entry level positions within the Information Technology industry.
- General offices
- Insurance offices
- Non-Profit organizations
- Training and Development offices
- Community services offices
- Secretarial services
You may enroll in the Business Applications Specialist program at the beginning of any quarter. The program hours are flexible with day, evening, and online classes.
Complete an application to Green River Community College, complete the COMPASS assessment, and meet with a Business Technologies and Administrative Careers faculty advisor. A GED® or high school diploma is highly recommended before entering the program. Communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills are vital.
It depends on you. If you successfully complete a full schedule each quarter, the Associates in Applied Arts Degree requirements may be completed in six quarters. Students who need preparatory math, reading, and/or writing classes may require more time to complete the program.
Courses requiring special equipment have additional fees.
Business Application Specialist graduates need to be responsible, task-oriented, and flexible.
Green River’s Business Applications Specialist program offers you:
- A hands-on learning experience.
- Possible credit for relevant prior experience.
- Possible credit through Tech Prep articulation agreements.
- An internship opportunity.
- An update of your existing office skills.
- An opportunity to begin a career in the administrative field.
Classes in this program are primarily career and technical in nature. All transferability of classes to four-year institutions is at the discretion of the receiving institution. Students should contact an advisor at the college to which they intend to transfer.
Employers are always looking for trained, educated, reliable business professionals who can contribute meaningfully to their organization's needs and customers. Graduates of the Business Applications Specialist degree program have the opportunity to develop applicable technology and soft skills to promote their success in today's work environment.