Get the computer and business skills you need to secure a high-paying, stable career in the medical or general office fields. Pierce College's Business Information Technology program offers two-year associate degrees, as well as one-year certificates. Find the option that's best for you and start realizing your possibilities today.
Enrollment is open throughout the year. Start in the fall, winter, spring, or summer quarters.
Students must complete a skills assessment test (COMPASS test) through the Pierce College testing center.
Certificates can be earned in as little as three quarters. Associate degrees typically take from six to eight quarters to complete.
Individual classes in the Business Information Technology program may transfer as electives to four-year colleges.
Knowledge of office skills and office management principles are marketable across all industries, and can be applied to a number of different careers. In addition, medical office assistants, medical billing specialists, and those with training in medical transcription are always highly sought after by healthcare companies.
Financial aid and scholarships are frequently available to students who qualify. In addition, special funding may be available for unemployed workers or low-wage working parents.