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Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate

Certificate Offered

Credits Required: 31 (2016-2017 Academic Year)

The Medical Administrative Assistant track will prepare graduates to work in a variety of hospitals and other healthcare-related businesses and settings. Students w will participate in hands-on, true-to-life work situations in order to become a skilled office professional.

Studies will range from standard office skills and office procedures to developing expertise in Internet, e-mail, project management, and Microsoft Office software. This program, tailor made for today’s healthcare office professional, will provide the knowledge to efficiently handle medical coding, billing, and terminology.

Mastering such skills will give you the edge today’s employers are looking for in medical administrative professionals. Graduates of the program are prepared for positions such as: medical administrative assistant, medical office assistant, medical records assistant and medical secretary.

Students completing required courses will be eligible to take the exam for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification, the globally recognized standard for desktop skills with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook).

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Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 16 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
OFFT 101Keyboarding Introduction 1.00
OFFT 110Internet For Office 3.00
OFFT 120Microsoft Word-MOS Expert Cert. 3.00
OFFT 125Microsoft Excel-MOS Expert Cert 3.00
OFFT 130Microsoft Access-MOS Expert Cert 3.00
OFFT 140Medical Terminology 3.00

Second Semester - 15 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
OFFT 155Office Procedures 3.00
OFFT 141Medical Terminology Applications 3.00
OFFT 170Microsoft Outlook-MOS Certificatio 3.00
OFFT 180Medical Coding 3.00
OFFT 185Medical Insurance/Patient Billing 3.00