Business Applications Specialist

About our program

The Business Applications Specialist program at Green River 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.

Getting started

  • 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 College
  • Complete placement assessment
  • 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.
  • Business Application Specialist graduates need to be responsible, task-oriented, and flexible.

Program notes

Our 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.
  • Employment opportunities include: general offices, Insurance offices, non-Profit organizations, training and Development offices, community services offices, secretarial services

Degrees & Certificates

Associates
Certificates

Contact Us

  • Julie Slettvet
    Business Technologies and Administrative Careers Faculty
    253-833-9111, ext. 4687
  • Lea Ann Simpson
    Business Technologies and Administrative Careers Faculty
    253-833-9111, ext. 4393
  • Shannon Sharpe
    Business Technologies and Administrative Careers Faculty
    253-833-9111,ext. 4378

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EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

  • Occupations: Office Assistant, Office Clerk, Administrative Support
  • Earnings: Range from $13.48 to $16.72 an hour, entry to mid-level.
  • Data source: CareerOneStop.org
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