School of Business, Information Technology, Public Service & Commercial Art

The Administrative Office Technology major prepares students to work in the modern office. Instruction in the software packages commonly used in office environments, telephone training, information processing, accounting and other business skills will give you the ability to work independently and take full responsibility for handling the details of office administration.

In today’s global business environment, opportunities are limitless for those with the right mix of leadership, organizational and team building skills. If you’re a good communicator who enjoys solving problems, a career in business might be right for you.

Today, computers are used at home, at work, at school, on our mobile phones and nearly everywhere else in one form or another. They’ve become indispensable parts of everyday life. This explosive growth has created a high demand for skilled technicians.

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People depend on law enforcement officers to protect their lives and property and to maintain order. Whether they’re state or federal agents, police or sheriff’s officers, or corrections officers, all law enforcement careers require a gift for understanding others, good critical thinking skills and a desire to serve the community.

If you love working with children and you’re interested in teaching, an Early Care and Education major may be right for you. The Early Care and Education program offers comprehensive training in the necessary skills required for implementing quality preschool programming.

As the only program of its kind in South Carolina, and one of only a handful of public college programs in mortuary science in the United States, Piedmont Technical College’s ABFSE-accredited Funeral Service Education program is well equipped to prepare students for a rewarding career in the Funeral Service and Mortuary Industry.

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One of the helping professions, a Human Services degree will prepare you to provide a variety of services to clients to help them improve their quality of life. The focus is on prevention, remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of the populations served.