Business Administrative Technology2019-06-19T15:47:19+00:00

Business Administrative Technology

  • Business student gives a presentation to the class
  • Business student works on a presentation

Learn to run the tools that run modern business.

From spreadsheets and accounting to word processing and database management, the Business Administrative Technology program at Salina Tech teaches students how to harness the power of technology to accomplish a wide range of business-related tasks.

These skills can be valuable for students who want to run their own business, have a career in the business world, or learn an extra set of skills to supplement one of our other majors. 

Salina Tech offers students two pathways through this program, one focusing on Accounting, and one focusing on Management and Leadership.

You Will Learn

  • During the coursework, students will develop the technical, communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal/workplace skills necessary for employment.

  • Develop effective oral and written business communications, including listening skills, and customer service skills for employment.

  • Develop knowledge and proficiency for computer software programs, Internet, e-mail, office procedures, accounting, keyboarding, and basic skills for employment.

  • Develop human relation skills and professional behavior for the workplace including appropriate business attire and business casual attire, attendance, punctuality, telephone etiquette, business protocol, and professionalism.

  • Develop an understanding of the importance of work related skills such as: working independently, teamwork, following direction, time management, problem solving, and critical thinking.

  • Create and organize work to be included in a professional portfolio.

Careers

  • Legal

  • Computer Support / IT

  • Banking

  • Medical Insurance

  • Accounting

  • Industrial

  • Education

Faculty

Photo of Cindy CarterCindy Carter earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kansas Wesleyan University and her Master’s degree in Education from Emporia State University.

She has been Comptroller at EAGLE Software, Inc. in Salina, Vice President at Mid-America Business Equipment, Inc., a Business Instructor at Salina South High School and an Adjunct Instructor at both Salina Tech and Kansas Wesleyan.

She started teaching full-time at Salina Tech in the fall of 2018.

cindy.carter@salinatech.edu | 785-309-3115

Photo placeholderNathanael Berg has taught Business Law classes at Salina Tech since 2014. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance and Economics from Southwest Baptist University and a Doctor of Law from the University of Nebraska’s Lincoln Law College. He has been an attorney with the Hampton & Royce law firm in Salina, and is General Counsel for Salina-based JRI Ventures, LLC.

Nathanael.Berg@SalinaTech.edu | 785-309-3100

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