Apr 23, 2024  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Office Technology (AAS), Office Technology Concentration

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School of Business & Information Technology (BIT)


The Office Technology program provides opportunities for individuals to develop marketable skills in the areas of office procedures, interpersonal relations, office technology, written communication and computer applications to meet the demands and expanded responsibilities of today’s administrative workforce. Individuals who have attained a Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) rating and who have successfully completed the Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) exam may receive credit hours toward the Office Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

Students may contact the associate dean for more information about advanced placement.

Educational Option Information

This program can be completed:

  • Part-time or full-time

This program can be started:

  • Any term

Primary course location:

  • Main Campus; some courses are offered at Montoya Campus and online.

Special requirements:

  • Students must have access to a computer and the Internet to complete coursework.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Educational Opportunities

This associate degree is designed to transfer to a UNM program that prepares students to earn a Bachelor of Science degree. For information regarding application procedures, program descriptions, faculty profiles, and other student resources, contact UNM.

Many of our courses are transferable to universities and CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges in New Mexico.

Employment Opportunities

The office technology profession offers a challenging and rewarding career. The program provides graduates with the foundation to move into positions with more responsibility and higher wages. Many administrative professionals are taking over duties once held by middle managers. Employment growth is expected to continue in the office administration profession. 

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Associate of Applied Science in Office Technology, Office Technology Concentration 60-62 credit hours

Program Approved Electives

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