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Possible Career Paths in Business Administration

The business/services area is predicted to be one of the areas of employment most in demand well into the 21st century. The student who is well-versed in a number of business areas will be well-suited for the rapidly changing job market. The choice of majors within business administration is diverse. Possible careers include accountants, auditors, financial officers, managers, and sales representatives.

Information Specialist I

The Information Specialist I certificate program is designed to provide vital technical skills for the student whose goal is to enter this field but who does not have any previous office experience. This program provides specialized training that can make a difference in job preparation.

Information Specialist II

The Information Specialist II program is designed to provide fundamental office background and specific technical skills in accounting, business and office technology. These skills are required for someone to advance in the business and administrative technology fields. With Highland’s state-of-the-art computer technology and knowledgeable instructors, graduates will be independent, technically proficient and versatile employees. This program may lead to possibilities for promotion within the office setting and provides a framework for continuing education.

Desktop Publishing

The HCC desktop publishing program is designed for individuals who want to upgrade their computer skills to keep up with rapid technology advancements in the printing industry. This program will give students business, office technology and information technology skills essential to join the workforce. This program is also suitable for individuals who are interested in desktop publishing for personal fulfillment.

Information Word Processing

The information word processing program is intended for individuals who want to increase their computer skills to keep up with the latest technological advancements in the computer industry. Highland’s updated curriculum and cutting-edge technology in office technology, communications and data processing give students the essential background to be successful employees in this field.


Information Specialist I – Certificate
Information Specialist II – Certificate
Customer Service – Certificate
Desktop Publishing – Certificate
Information Word Processing – Certificate



Contact Business Department

Scott Anderson, Vice President of Business, Technology, and Community Programs
Wes Bertram, Advisor

Our Business Administration Faculty

Evan Talbert, Instructor
Joe Grove, Economics Instructor
Rich Jacobs, Business Instructor

Our Administrative Technology Faculty

Carol Engelkens, Office Technology Instructor