Become Workforce Ready With a Business and Technology Certificate

With a certificate in Business and Technology, students learn the business and technology foundations needed for a variety of careers.

Blue Ridge CTC’s Business and Technology certificate offers practical and academic training to learn to enter the workforce or advance an existing career.

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Why Earn a Certificate in Business and Technology

With the Business and Technology certificate, students learn a combination of business and computer skills needed to be successful in the workforce. The program allows students to:

    • Learn effective communication and office administration skills.
    • Develop computer literacy skills that employers need.
    • Prepare for career advancement or workforce entry.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree.

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This certificate combines business and technology skills needed for success in the workforce.

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Enroll full-time and earn a certificate in just one year!

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Plan a Rewarding Career with a Business and Technology Certificate

Learn the latest trends in business and computer software through an industry-driven curriculum. The Business and Technology certificate helps students learn and demonstrate business acumen and technical expertise.

Our general education and business core equip students with real-world knowledge about business concepts, office administration, office technology software, and more. The program is designed to help students build or sharpen their professional and technical skills.

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What You Will Learn - Curriculum Overview

With our Business and Technology certificate, students obtain hands-on instruction from certified experts about the essentials of business and technology.

Throughout the program, students learn core concepts of business and technology such as information literacy, technical writing and communication, business ethics, computer ethics, and much more. Our program allows students to:

    • Learn effective communication in oral and written form.
    • Use business-oriented and professional applications to process documents, spreadsheets, databases, and make presentations.
    • Use professional softwares to create digital and print publications.
    • Learn documentation, publication, designing, and electronic presentation skills.

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Our Learners Success Stories!

Here is what the learners have to share about their experiences after completing Blue Ridge CTC Business and Technology certificate program.

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Worried About Financing? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Still have questions about the Business Technology certificate? We can help!

With a 1-year economical, time-saving Business and Technology certificate program, students receive foundation knowledge of business and technology to potentially seek a workforce entry in legal, corporate, non-profit, or government offices. The Blue Ridge CTC Business and Technology certificate program develops real-world skills through hands-on training and expert guidance from highly trained faculty.
With our Business and Technology certificate program, students learn core concepts and theories such as effective communication, office administration, office technology, and more to successfully plan a career in diverse industries requiring smart use of technology.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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