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Technical Diploma

Office Receptionist

Office Receptionist Overview

This one-semester embedded technical diploma prepares students with basic receptionist skills necessary in today's business office. Those working in this career may be expected to answer the telephone, greet customers, work with basic office equipment, and assist with various administrative support tasks.

Part of a career pathway, the Office Receptionist technical diploma credits apply toward the Administrative Professional associate degree or the Office Assistant technical diploma if you choose to continue your education. Call us at 715-833-6300 to learn more.

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Just the Facts

Office Receptionist
14 Credit Technical Diploma

Program Length
Less Than One Year

Delivery Method
Online

Program Location
Online

Start Months
August

 

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

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Term 1

$

2,273

Books

$

779

 What are estimated program costs? Estimated Total: $3,052

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Career Opportunities

Administrative Assistant

Customer Service Representative

Patient Appointment Service Specialist

Process Specialist

Graduate Employers

Eau Claire County Clerk of Courts

Hutchinson Technology, Inc.

Mayo Clinic Health System

Nuss Truck & Equipment

Premium Waters

Program Outcomes

CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking several questions related to employment. Here are the program outcomes and job data.

 

$34K
Yearly Salary

Our recent Office Receptionist graduates reported an average starting salary of $34,251.

 

100%
Employed

100% of our recent Office Receptionist graduates got a job in the industry.

 

254
Regional Jobs

There are 254 job openings in the CVTC district for the Office Receptionist industry.

Transfer

Credits to Other Institutions

Should you choose to continue your education after you leave CVTC, we have agreements in place with several institutions to ensure an easy transfer.

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in this program. Courses and the recommended sequence change from year to year; once you are enrolled in a program at CVTC you will be given a recommended course sequence that outlines what courses you should take and the order in which to take them.

You may search for available courses. If you are ever unsure of what courses to take, talk to your academic advisor. If you are looking for course information for previous years, check out our past catalogs.

Here are a few of the courses you can take in the Office Receptionist program.

Sample Courses

Office Procedures
This course is the first in a series that provides students with the opportunity to develop the general office skills used by business support professionals. Students will develop phone skills, learn how to process mail, handle records, and perform basic bookkeeping tasks.

Job Service-Business Support Professional
This course is the first in a series that explores a broad range of job search techniques including researching opportunities, compiling appropriate information for job applications, creating cover letters and resumes, and preparing for interviews. This course promotes overall understanding of the job search process.

Microsoft Office Suite
The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to Microsoft Office Suite and how it is used in academic, personal, and business environments. The students will become familiar with the Office user interface and use it as they work with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access. Navigate the Office interface by using tabs, ribbons, and groups.

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Earn Credentials Along the Way

Career Pathways  What is a career pathway?

Career Pathways are a clear, manageable way to access education that provides employer-recognized, stackable credentials tied to specific jobs, education, and career progression. Career Pathways are beneficial to high school students and teachers, parents, adult students, and employers.

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Office Receptionist Graduate

Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.

Degrees & Diplomas

Administrative Professional, Associate Degree

Bookkeeper, Technical Diploma

Business Generalist, Technical Diploma

Library & Information Services, Associate Degree

Office Assistant, Technical Diploma

Continue Your Learning

CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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Admission Requirements

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