Business, Accounting, Legal & Management

Business and Office Careers

Anoka Technical College offers a wide variety of programs to train individuals in the positions necessary to keep businesses functioning well.

Accounting, General Office and Management
Accounting AAS degree, diploma, certificate

Administrative Specialist AAS degree, diploma, certificate

Supervisory Management AAS degree


Health Administration
Health Information Technology AAS degree

Medical Administrative Specialist
AAS degree

Medical Coding Specialist diploma

Medical Receptionist diploma 


Judicial Reporting degree

Legal Administrative Assistant degree, diploma



In business, there are many types of jobs at all levels, as well as a variety of industries.

If you think you  are, or think you could be, a strong communicator who is good at leading, organizing and working with  a team, and would enjoy solving challenging problems and working with numbers and on a computer, a  business-related program may be just what you are looking for.

Here are sample careers, growth expected and salaries in the metropolitan area and throughout Minnesota.

 Job Title

Percent Change in Employment 2010-2020 Twin Cities Minnesota
Median Wage per hour (2012)
Accountant/Auditor 12.8% $30.03 $29.04
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 10.6% $18.75 $17.43
Court Reporter 13% $32.42 $31.24
Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants 9.4% $22.45 $21.77
Financial Clerks 10.3% $17.91 $16.76
Health Information Technicians 21.8% $19.38 $18.57
Human Resources Assistants 9.9% $19.54 $18.65
Legal Secretaries 0.2% $24.04 $22.27
Legal Support Workers 10.7% $25.73 $24.03
Medical Secretaries 32% $18.53 $18.34
Accounts Clerks 4.3% $15.98 $15.91
Office and Administrative Supervisors/Managers 10.4% $24.90 $23.98
Office Clerks, General 13.8% $14.64 $14.00
Payroll and Timekeeping 12.3% $20.90 $19.82
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 0.06% $16.43 $14.01
Receptionists and Information Clerks 18.9% $14.35 $13.76

 Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)


Anoka Technical College Business and Office Careers instructors are experts in their fields who are committed to providing high-quality, hands-on, skill-based education to their students.

Faculty members are called on by local industry experts and businesses to provide expert insights and to recommend students for employment.


“I came back to college full of fear and self-doubt. With encouragement and support from my instructors, I found the courage to excel and strive to accomplish all that I could. ”