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Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Administrative Assistant - Certificate

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Medical Administrative Assistant

This certificate program provides training in medical office skills with a special emphasis on medical applications. Graduates gain an understanding of medical office processes and terminology, in addition to keyboarding, word processing, basic insurance coding, and billing.

For more information, contact:
Lou Ann Timmons - (843) 349-5367

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Medical Administrative Assistant program can find employment in the following fields:

  • Physician's office
  • Clinics
  • Public health agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Health insurance offices

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources. 

Students may be required to pass a Criminal Background Check for certain medical office activities.

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall Course Title Semester
Credit Hours
AOT 105 Keyboarding 3
AOT 134 Office Communications 3
AOT 165 Information Processing Software 3
AOT 239 Computerized Office Accounting 3
HIM 103 Intro to Health Info & Coding 3
  TOTAL 15
Second Semester - Spring    
AOT 110 Document Formatting 3
AHS 102 Medical Terminology 3
AOT 234 Administration Office Communications  
ENG 155 Communications I 3
AOT 220 Medical Office Administrative Procedures 4
  TOTAL 13
Third Semester - Summer    
AOT 180 Customer Service 3
AOT 210 Document Production 3
AOT 261 Office Spreadsheet Applications 3
HIM 266 Computers in Healthcare 3
  TOTAL 12

Total Credit Hours