Business Administrative Technology

Program Guide

Fall 2018 Schedule

Spring 2019 Schedule

Supply List

Gainful Employment


The Program

In a day and age where the workplace is technology-driven, the demand for professionals who can effectively use computers and software programs to improve communication and optimize business operations is becoming increasingly prominent. Students in our Business Administrative Technology program will foster the knowledge and skills to stay on the cutting edge of today’s demanding workplace.

From spreadsheets and accounting to word processing and database management, the program at SATC will teach you to harness the power of technology to accomplish a wide range of business-related tasks. Whether your goal is to be an entrepreneur developing a successful endeavor or supervising an entire department, this program will give you the tools you need for immediate success in the current job market and the ability to easily adapt as the industry continues to change.

A concentration is required for this program and SATC offers two strands to choose from: Accounting and Management/Leadership:


 BAT Pathways


Institutional Outcomes

1. Demonstrate the ability to think critically.
2.  Demonstrate proficiency in technical program learning outcomes.
3.  Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication.
4.  Develop positive work habits and interpersonal skills needed for employment.





Program Outcomes

1. During the coursework, students will develop the technical, communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal/workplace skills necessary for employment. 
2.  Develop effective oral and written business communications, including listening skills, and customer service skills for employment.
3.  Develop knowledge and proficiency for computer software programs, Internet, e-mail, office procedures, accounting, keyboarding, and basic skills for employment.
4.  Develop human relation skills and professional behavoir for the workplace including appropriate business attire and business casual attire, attendance, punctuality, telephone eiquette, business protocol, and professionalism.
5.  Develop an understanding of the importance of work related skills such as: working independently, teamwork, following direction, time management, problem solving, and critical thinking.
6.  Create and organize work to be included in a professional portfolio.


Physical Requirements / Environmental Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a student to successfully perform the essential functions of working in this field. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this program, students are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear; both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms. The student is occasionally requried to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The student must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this field include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



Program Length

9 Month Option




Expected Starting Salary

$20,000 - $30,000

Career Opportunities


Computer Support / IT


Medical Insurance




Salina Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, or any other non-merit based factor in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, ADA, Title IX, Section 504, Title II, GINA, is directed to contact the Human Resources Specialist, 2562 Centennial Rd, Salina, KS 67401, 785-309-3100.


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