Business and Office Cluster

Are you detail-oriented? Do you enjoy the hustle of a busy office environment (or the solitude and comfort of your own home office)? Are you always bringing innovative ideas to a team?

If the answer is YES to any of these questions, one of these STCC programs might be the next step in your business plan.

Find Job Opportunities

Students who pursue a course of study in the Business and Office Cluster of programs find employment opportunities in:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Tax Preparation
  • Marketing
  • Insurance firms
  • Bookkeeping
  • Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Public Relations
  • Medical Office Receptionist
  • Medical Filing and Billing
  • Medical and Dental Office Management
  • Accounting
  • Retail and Restaurant Management
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Many, many more!

Business and Office Cluster Programs

Business Administration

Business Administration- Would you like to complete an Associate degree before starting a career in business? Do you expect to transfer to a private four-year college at some point in the future? If you want to expand your career, then the Business Administration program is for you! Receive a solid business foundation, meet your general education requirements, and get exposure to all aspects of business. Design your personalized learning path through:

  • Electives, such as accounting, entrepreneurship, management and marketing
  • Career exploration with internship opportunities that apply classroom learning to business employment
  • 100% online format options

Business Transfer

Business Transfer- Do you want to transfer to a Massachusetts public college or university (including the UMass system)? This is the program for you!

  • Meet the Mass Transfer A2B requirements
  • Meet transfer requirements for other colleges and universities accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • Receive a strong liberal arts foundation with a solid business education core
  • Have 100% online format options
  • Be sure to check out all of the supports we offer on our Transfer Services page!

Clerical Office Assistant Certificate

Clerical Office Assistant Certificate- Do you want to provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the efficient operation of a department or office? In the Clerical Office Assistant certificate, enhance your skills related to:

  • Greeting customers, operating standard office equipment, maintaining records, and problem-solving
  • Office management procedures, word processing, and the skills necessary for career readiness and success

All credits in this program can be transferred into the Office Administrative Assistant Professional (OAAP.AS) degree program

Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology- Would you like to manage a wide variety of healthcare information needs as a HIT professional? With this degree, you will become proficient in ensuring that medical records are complete, accurate, and maintained in accordance with the law and governmental regulatory bodies. HIT graduates have:

  • Strong technical knowledge of health care delivery and electronic health record systems
  • Skills to process and prepare health information for insurance submission, quality assurance compliance, and reporting

The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Office Administrative Professional

Office Administrative Professional (OAAP) - Do you see yourself managing and distributing information in a department or office setting? As a lifelong learner, this degree will prepare you to appreciate the continued technological advances in the office environment. In the OAAP program, enhance your skills related to:

  • Written and verbal communication
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Operating office equipment and gaining proficiency with various software applications

Medical Office Administrative Assistant

Medical Office Administrative Assistant (MOAA)- Do you want to work in a hospital, medical office, or healthcare-related industry? This program prepares you to greet visitors, handle incoming calls, schedule patients, and operate computer systems. With the MOAA certificate, gain proficiency in:

  • Medical office management
  • Electronic health records and medical terminology
  • The skills necessary for career readiness and success

Medical Coding and Billing Specialist

Medical Coding and Billing Specialist- Would you like to be a medical coder or billing specialist in a hospital, ambulatory center, visiting nursing association, insurance company, physician office, or other health organizations? This degree program prepares you to:

  • Sit for the Certified Coding Associate exam with The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Sit for the Certified Professional Coder exam with the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC)

Take the Next Step

For more information on any of these programs, please complete the information request form below and select the programs that you are interested in. You can also skip this step and Apply Now or find out more about possible careers at Career Coach.