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Pat Newman
Lead Faculty
Phone: (619) 660-4554


Business Office Technology

Isn’t it time for you to take care of business? Students in our Business Office Technology program have settled into an array of jobs where they are doing everything from keeping track of schedules at law firms to running an office at colleges and universities. The Business Office Technology program at Cuyamaca College covers everything from teaching the ins and outs of Microsoft Word and Excel to Business and Accounting. A degree or certificate in the Business Office Technology Program at Cuyamaca College can open doors leading to a flourishing, in-demand career. 

Whether you are interested in embarking on a new career, or whether you already are working in the profession and are seeking the skills necessary to move up the ladder, the Business Office Technology Program at Cuyamaca College is here to serve you.

 Career Opportunities Include: 

  • Office Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Court Clerk
  • Executive Assistant
  • Information Clerk
  • Legal Secretary
  • Medical Secretary
  • Word Processing Specialist
  • Billing Clerk
  • Bank Teller

 Degrees and Certificates Offered:

  •  Business Office Technology
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Business Information Worker
  • Account Clerk
  • Front Office Receptionist
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Professional
  • Office Software Specialist


 What can you expect with a degree or certificate in Business Office Technology from Cuyamaca College? Business Office Technology graduates have a wide range of job opportunities from which to choose, from entry-level office clerks to higher-level executive administrative assistants. Job growth for executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants is expected to hold steady over the next several years, with median wages exceeding more than $27 per hour in San Diego and more than $28 per hour in California for an annual median income of $56,000 to $58,000 per year. Job growth for secretaries and administrative assistants is expected to be much stronger, and median wages in California exceed $37,000 annually. And the market for receptionists and information clerks is expected to jump 11 percent in California during the 10-year period ending in 2022, with the median wage at nearly $30,000 annually.


Last Updated: 08/03/2017


Pat Newman
Lead Faculty
Phone: (619) 660-4554

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District