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Office Technology Academy

Are you organized, with great attention to detail? The Office Technology Academy gives you a chance to explore a career in the business field while earning college credit before you graduate from high school! This academy will give you hands-on experience with keyboarding, accounting, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

Career Opportunities

Careers in Office Technology are in high-demand, with 440 job openings for Office Managers and Administrative workers forecast through 2020. Starting wages for these positions range from $30,000–$42,000 per year.*

*Iowa Workforce Development

Your career opportunities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting technician
  • Executive or administrative assistant
  • Insurance specialist
  • Legal administrative assistant
  • Medical administrative assistant
  • Office manager

Program Costs

  • Your school district pays for your courses and provides the text books.
  • You are responsible for any field trips and activities out of the classroom.

Who can participate?

Any 9th–12th grade student who meets the requirements.

What can you do after you graduate from high school?

When you complete the Office Technology Academy, you will receive up to 15 credits (approximately a $2,200 value) toward your college degree!

You can continue your education at Hawkeye in programs such as:

Where are courses located?

Courses for the Office Technology Academy are located at your high school.

Course locations may vary; contact your guidance counselor for availability.

Office Technology Academy

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Office Technology Academy
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting 4
ADM105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
ADM131 Office Calculators 1
ADM159 Proofreading and Editing 3
BCA134 Word Processing 3
BCA205 Database/Spreadsheets 3
Total Credits 15

High School Relations

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