Student Support

Office Technology


About Office Technology

Office workers are responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run and maintain organizations efficiently. They use a variety of software, produce correspondence, maintain databases, manage projects, as well as organize meetings, manage records, and schedule appointments. Office workers find employment in a variety of settings, such as corporations, government agencies, schools, and hospitals. Some related job titles include office assistant, administrative assistant, executive assistant, and data entry/clerical.

Degree and Certificate Requirements

Programs Offered

Associate in Science Degree Options

  • General Office
  • Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing Specialist

Certificate of Achievement Options

  • Enterprise Service Clerk
  • General Office
  • Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Legal Office Clerk
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing Specialist
  • Medical Office Clerk

Department Certificate Options

  • Clerical/Data Entry
  • Electronic Medical Records Clerk
  • Hospital Inpatient Coder
  • Medical Billing/Coding
  • Medical Records Clerk/Receptionist
  • Medical Transcription

Transfer Options and Opportunities

SMC students have many options and opportunities for transfer. Make your choice and see what you need to qualify.

Completion of major requirements does not satisfy all transfer admission requirements to UC, CSU, California Private, Out of State, or International institutions.

Please note: Not all schools offer this major.

For additional information visit the CSIS department website.