Programs And Courses

Medical Office Technician

Medical Office Technician

Learn about our Medical Office Technician non-credit Certificate program —Harrisburg Campus.


What is a medical office technician?

A medical office technician completes various administrative tasks. Tasks vary widely in different jobs.

In general, you must:

  • Answer phones
  • Type
  • Complete filing and document imaging


How much do medical office technicians make?

The median salary for a medical office technician is $26,610 as of May 2010. Visit www.salary.com for more information on local salaries.


What is the employment outlook?

There is a 17% projected increase in this occupation from 2010 to 2020.


How do I enroll in the program?

Program entry requirements are:

  • A Work Keys assessment score of at least 4. You must complete reading and math assessments.
  • Information locator assessment.


How can I learn more about the program?

Download About the Program - curriculum and Costs (pdf, rev 5/2011).


What degree will I earn?

You will earn a certificate of completion.


Where can I work?

You will be qualified to work in a variety of healthcare settings. These include:

  • Schools
  • Federal, state and local governments
  • Doctors' offices
  • Small medical practices
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient facilities


Who can I contact for more information? 

Jackie Foster
Noncredit Health Care Office 
HACC Harrisburg Campus 
Blocker Hall, Room 221 
One HACC Drive 
Harrisburg, PA 17110