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.
Projected number of certificate completers year 1: 10
Projected number of certificate completers year 2: 15
The student learning outcome for the Medical Office Administrative Assistant Certificate of Achievement is as follows: Demonstrate proficiency in the core knowledge and skills needed for employment as a medical office administrative assistant.
To earn a Certificate of Achievement in the Medical Office Administrative Assistant, students need to complete 17 specified units in Computer Applications and Web Technology and Health Science coursework:
* Ventura College offers a similar program to the proposed Medical Office Administrative Assistant program, this information was mistakenly left of the Notice of Intent.
(Y1 or S1)
|CAWT-116||Business Communications||3.0||Semester 1|
|CAWT-130||Medical Office Procedures||3.0||Semester 1|
|CAWT-131||Medical Transcription ||2.0||Semester 2|
|CAWT-132||Medical Office Finances||3.0||Semester 2|
|CAWT-140||Survey of Microsoft Office Programs ||3.0||Semester 1|
|HLHSCI-249||Medical Terminology ||3.0||Semester 2|