Medical Office Administrative Assistant - Certificate of Achievement


The Medical Office Administrative Assistant Certificate program provides students with the fundamental skills to work in entry-level office administrative positions for health-care facilities, doctors offices and hospitals. This program involves an experiential learning approach to expose students to concepts, skills, and practical application of computer software programs used in the health-care industry in the areas of front office reception, basic medical coding and billing, and transcription of dictated correspondence.

Certificate Student Learning Outcome:
Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core knowledge and skills needed for employment as a medical office administrative assistant.

Program Requirements:
Units Required: 17

Business Communications | 3 units
Medical Office Procedures | 3 units
Medical Transcription | 2 units
Medical Office Finances | 3 units
Survey of Microsoft Office Programs | 3 units
Medical Terminology | 3 units

Computer Applications student at computer. photo © Robin Spurs

Computer Applications Medical Office Admin. Assistants.