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West Tennessee Business College

West Tennessee Business College is an Associate's college with 212 students located in Jackson, TN.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 212
Gender 4% Male / 96% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 99% Full Time / 1% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 78% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 51%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Computer Services: computer center, student center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary (50%), Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary (42%), Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science (7%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants and/or personal secretaries for business executives and top management. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, public relations, scheduling and travel management, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, conference and meeting recording, report preparation, office equipment and procedures, office supervisory skills, and professional standards and legal requirements.

Job Opportunities:

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants and personal secretaries for practicing physicians and nurses, health care facilities and services administrators, and other health care professionals. Includes instruction in business and medical communications, medical terminology, principles of health care operations, public relations and interpersonal communications, software applications, record-keeping and filing systems, scheduling and meeting planning, applicable policy and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Medical Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

Administration & Faculty

President Charlotte V. (Vicki) Burch
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 10
Student : Faculty Ratio 19 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 10 : 90
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Interview

Important: Character Personal Qualities, Standardized Test Scores

Also Considered: Work Experience, Application Essay, Level Of Applicants Interest, Recommendations, Academic GPA

Other Application Information: ACT

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

62% of students graduated on time.

62% of students graduated in six years.

76% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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