Explore the possibilities of professionalism! Some of the best paying jobs in the U.S. are those that require computer skills, professionalism and communication skills. The Business and Technology Professional program will prepare students for a career in a professional business environment. In this two-year half-day program, students study the current Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other communications technologies. Students will leave the program well-versed on creating spreadsheets, composing correspondence, managing databases, creating presentations, document management and on the use of office machines. Students will enhance their communication, independent thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal, and soft skills. One-year seniors will be considered if space is available.
Program prepares students for entry level employment as data input specialist, customer service representative and administrative assistant. With further education and experience, students can find opportunities in occupations such as human resources, legal office manager, health records management, accounting clerk and office manager.
Students have continued their education at Clarion University, Community College of Philadelphia, Johnson and Wales University, Montgomery County Community College, Northampton Community College, Pennsylvania College of Technology and Temple University.Business and Technology Professional students may participate in dual enrollment with Montgomery County Community College for 9 transferable college credits.
Students will obtain Microsoft Office Specialist – Word certification.
Materials and fees:
Year 1 – approximately $387; Year 2 – approximately $187. Fees are subject to change based on MCCC tuition rates. Business attire required. Access to a working computer (Windows) is a must.
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Abington High School AlumniAssociation Award
Business and Technology Professional Award
Colony Club of Ambler Scholarship Award
EASTERN Foundation Award
Educators’ Association Award
Foundation Award for High Student Achievement-Office Management
Hatboro Lions Club Award
OAC Future Business Leaders Award
Robert I. Morrison Memorial Award
Rotary Club of Horsham (M. Earle Felber Vocational Award)
SkillsUSA Advisors Award
Student of the Month
Willow Grove Lions Club Award
Willow Grove Rotary Award (Service Above Self)
Each class at EASTERN competes for the Class Monthly Attendance Award. This is calculated based on the best attendance percentage of the AM and PM session.
EASTERN Equity Statement It is the policy of the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or national origin in its career and technical programs, activities or employment as required by Title VI, IX, Section 504, and the Americans With Disabilities Act. EASTERN provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. EASTERN will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in its career and technical programs. Further assurance is given that services, activities and facilities are acceptable to and usable by persons with handicaps. is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding the non-discrimination policies: Equity Coordinator, 3075 Terwood Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. Phone number 215-784-4800.
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Eastern Center for Arts and Technology 3075 Terwood Road Willow Grove, PA 19090
Main Phone: 215-784-4800 * Fax: 215-784-4801