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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:
Lydia Tisdale - (843) 349-5275

Career Outlook

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

  • Physicians' offices
  • Clinics
  • Public health agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Health insurance offices.

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

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall
AOT 105 Keyboarding 3
AOT 134 Office Communications 3
AOT 165 Information Processing Software 3
AOT 239 Computerized Office Accounting 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I
HIM 103 Introduction to Health Information Coding 3
Second Semester - Spring
AOT 110 Document Formatting 3
AHS 102 Medical Terminology 3
AOT 234 Administration Office Communications
ENG 155 Communications I 3
HIM 105 Medical Office Communication Practice 3
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 Credit Hours