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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must possess a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalent, or must be able to pass the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (Admission test), as well as be able to read and write English. Applicants must type a minimum of 20 words per minute. The applicant must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment form. Once the student has been accepted they will be subject to the school’s refund and cancellation policy. Class size is limited based upon space availability. Efforts are made to assign a class time that fits the prospective student’s schedule. The MT Training Center does not discriminate regarding race, ethnicity, national origin, creed, age, sex, gender identity, or religion. Special needs students will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

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Tuition and Fees

Registration: $100.00
Tuition: $7,924.00
Textbooks: $572.00
Total Cost $8,596.00

Class Schedule

Day classes are scheduled Monday through Friday. Evening classes are scheduled Monday through Thursday, as indicated below. The day program consists of three terms of one hundred and thirty (130) hours each. The evening program consists of four terms and have ninety seven hours (97) each. Upon completion of three hundred and ninety (390) total hours of instruction and successfully completing, passing written and practical examinations, the student will be issued a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION. Enrollment into the Program begins every Monday. DAY SCHEDULE MONDAY - FRIDAY
Period 1 08:30 a.m. - 09:20 a.m. Break 09:20 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Period 2 09:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Break 10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Period 3 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Break 11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Period 4 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
EVENING SCHEDULE MONDAY - THURSDAY
Period 1 06:00 p.m. - 06:50 p.m. Break 06:50 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.
Period 2 07:00 p.m. - 07:50 p.m. Break 07:50 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
Period 3 08:00 p.m. - 08:50 p.m. Break 08:50 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Period 4 09:00 p.m. - 09:50 p.m.
PROGRAM AND SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS
390 Contact Hours
39.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Length: 19.5 Weeks (Day Class)
24.5 Weeks (Evening Class)
Ratios: 20:1 (students/instructor)

Graduation Requirements

The graduating student must be able to type 40 words per minute, have mastery of the PC, word processing knowledge in Microsoft Word, as well as be able to effectively use Excel, and Power Point. The students must also be able to perform 10-Key by Touch as well as be able to use all standard office equipment.

Objective

The MT Training Center is designed to provide the student with those skills and competencies necessary to become employed in a variety of office environments. Through hands-on experience the student will review and work with a variety of office situations, procedures, as well as general vocabulary, basic grammar, phone etiquette, and word processing techniques. The graduate will qualify for employment in any a wide variety of office environments.
Subject Hours
Number Lectures Lab Credits
E-100 English 30 0 3.0
T-100 Introduction to Typing 10 20 3.0
MO-100 Office Procedures I 10 20 3.0
CL-100 Computer Literacy 10 20 3.0
MO-200 Office Procedures II 10 20 3.0
BM-100 Business Mathematics 10 20 3.0
O-400 Employment Preparation 20 10 2.5
MA-100 Microsoft Applications 10 20 3.0
MA-200 Business Mathematics 10 20 3.0
TR-200 Word Processing I 10 20 3.0
TR-300 Word Processing II 10 20 3.0
TR-400 Word Processing III 10 20 3.0
TR-401 Keyboarding 0 30 1.5
Total Hours/Credits 150 240 36.0
Total Clock Hours: 390

Subject Descriptions

E-100 English- The student will review basic grammar, sentence structure, punctuation and spelling designed to provide them with the comprehensive skills needed for effective Business English. Emphasis will be placed on correct usage in written communications.
Prerequisite: None
30/0/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
T-100 Introduction to Typing- The student will master the layout of the keyboard assisting the students with memorization of letters, numbers, and functions of the keyboard. The students will also learn practice drills that will assist the student in speed and accuracy.
Prerequisite: None
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
MO-100 Office Procedures I- Introduces the student to the role and responsibilities of a general office clerk. The student will learn the proper phone etiquette and customer service skills. The student will also learn how to operate an individual workstation in an ergonomically correct fashion.
Prerequisite: None
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
MO-200 Office Procedures II- Introduces the student to the role and responsibilities of a general office clerk. The student will learn the proper phone etiquette and customer service skills. The student will also learn how to operate an individual workstation in an ergonomically correct fashion.
Prerequisite: None
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
BM-100 Business Mathematics- The student will learn how to convert percentages to fractions and fractions to decimals, as well as learn multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction of fractions, percentages, and decimals. The student will also learn how to calculate mark downs, federal income tax, basic payroll deductions, and credit card interest.
Prerequisite: None
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
CL-100 Computer Literacy- Introduces the basic functions of a personal computer, as well as learning the function of pieces located within the central processing unit. The student will also learn how to effectively operate a personal computer, load software, and acquire the skills necessary to maintain a personal computer.
Prerequisite: None
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
0-400 Employment Preparation- Employment Preparation - The student will learn how to apply for jobs, complete job applications, compose resumes, dress for interviews, and interview successfully.
Prerequisite: None
20/10/0
Quarter Credit Hours:2.5
MA-100 Microsoft Applications I- Introduces the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. The student will master creating and saving Excel documents, creating charts, numeric calculations within charts, and spreadsheets, as well as tables, columns, and rows. The student will also learn how to implement Excel within office settings.
Prerequisite: None
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
MA-200 Microsoft Applications II- The student will learn the use of Microsoft Power Point. The student will learn the basic functions of Power Point, as well as how to create various presentations.
Prerequisite:MA-100
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
TR-200 Word Processing I- The student will develop specialized skills in word-processing needed to properly complete formatted correspondence within office settings. The student will learn the fundamentals of editing, storing, and retrieving documents in Microsoft Word.
Prerequisite: None
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
TR-300 Word Processing II- The student will continue to develop skills learned in TR-200, as well as, work with advanced operations in macros and merges.
Prerequisite:TR-200
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
TR-400 Word Processing III- The student will apply the fundamentals of editing, storing, and retrieving text in Microsoft Word. Emphasis on producing properly formatted documents and letters.
Prerequisite:TR-300
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:3.0
TR-401 Keyboarding- The student will develop speed and accuracy in dictated material through Cortez Peter's progression.
Prerequisite:T-100
10/20/0
Quarter Credit Hours:1.5

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