Business Specialist

SouthwestTech_Icon_BusinessKick it up a notch with the Business Specialist Program at Southwest Technical College. Get a feel for an authentic business environment as you receive in-depth training in professionalism, software training, and the skills needed to succeed in the business arena. You select your choice of specific training sending you down the path of an Administrative Support Specialist, Management Specialist, or Entrepreneurship Specialist. Enrollment for this program is open throughout the year. The program coursework is completed in an open lab with instructor assistance.

Cost: $3,674.50
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. 

Program Length: 930 hours (Approximately 15 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Automotive & Tech Building

Start Dates: You can start the Business Specialist Program anytime throughout the academic year. All courses are instructor assisted open labs. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Program Details:

Program Outcome:
• Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

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Ben Linford
Business & Digital Media Programs Coordinator

Adjunct Faculty:
Wendy Sorenson
Henry Ballesteros

High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)


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Placement Rate (2018)

“My experience at Southwest Tech has been excellent. Not only was it a good education, but it was enjoyable. Southwest Technical College was the best choice for me.”

Bennett Olsen

Southwest Tech Graduate

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Occupational Advisory Committee

Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:


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