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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.

  • Course Sequence and Progression Requirements
    A minimum grade of "C" or better is required for all AOT-prefixed courses for progression and graduation. 
  • AOT courses have a five (5) year time limit.

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

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


Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall Course Title Semester
Credit Hours
AOT 105 Keyboarding 3
AOT 134 Office Communications 3
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3
AHS 102 Medical Terminology 3
  TOTAL 12
Second Semester - Spring    
AOT 110 Document Formatting 3
AOT 180 Customer Service 3
AOT 234 Administration Office Communications 3
ENG 155 Communications I 3
HIM 103 Introduction to Health Info & Coding 3
  TOTAL 15
Third Semester - Summer    
AOT 210 Document Production 3
AOT 220 Medical Office Administrative Procedures 4
AOT 270 SCWE in Admin Office Tech 3
  TOTAL 10

Total Credit Hours