Medical Administrative Assistant - Certificate
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
- Public health agencies
- Health insurance offices
|First Semester - Fall||Course Title||Semester
|AOT 134||Office Communications||3|
|MAT 155||Contemporary Mathematics||3|
|AHS 102||Medical Terminology||3|
|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|
|Third Semester - Summer|
|AOT 210||Document Production||3|
|AOT 220||Medical Office Administrative Procedures||4|
|AOT 270||SCWE in Admin Office Tech||3|
Total Credit Hours