3360 | Medical Administrative Specialist – OC

The Occupational Certificate (OC) program in Medical Administrative Specialist prepares you for employment as an administrative medical office assistant, medical records clerk, or receptionist in a medical office, hospital, clinic, or other community health agency. Course content includes basic and advanced medical office procedures, medical terminology, computerized billing/insurance claim processing, introduction to medical coding, business communication, office skills training, keyboarding, filing, handling the telephone, word processing, medical document transcribing, and calculating. Emphasis is placed on employability skills to include resume writing and interview preparation. You will also have an opportunity to extern in a medical office setting.

Class Meetings: Classes meet Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Length: Twelve (12) months, 1050 contact hours / 35 occupational credits

Course Map for Medical Administrative Specialist

Prefix Number Course Name Contact Hours
First Term
OTA 0311K Occupational Business English 48
OTA 0311L Occupational Business English Lab 48
OTA 0100 Occupational Introductory Keyboarding 48
OTA 0101L Occupational Introductory Keyboarding Lab 48
MEA 0230 Occupational Medical Terminology I 48
MEA 0230L Occupational Medical Terminology Lab 48
OTA 0490 Occupational Personal Business Skills 48
OTA 0490L Occupational Personal Business Skills Lab 48
MEA 0310 Occupational Medical Office Procedures 48
OTA 0310L Occupational Medical Office Procedures ab 48
    480
Second Term
MEA 0334 Occupational Medical Insurance and Billing
Check the course description for prerequisites.
48
OTA 0334L Occupational Medical Insurance and Billing Lab 48
OCA 0301 Occupational Word Processing MS Word 48
OTA 0301L Occupational Word Processing MS Word Lab  48
OTA 0501 Occupational Business Math Using Spreadsheets 48
OTA 0501L Occupational Business Math Using Spreadsheets Lab 48
MEA 0332 Occupational Coding for Medical Assisting
Check the course description for prerequisites.
48
MEA 0332L Occupational Coding for Medical Assisting Lab 48
MEA 0239 Occupational Medical Terminology II 48
MEA 0239L Occupational Medical Terminology II Lab 48
    48
    480
First Summer Flex Session
OTA 0422L  Office Practices Lab  48
OTA 0943  Occupational Office Internship/Externship  48
    90

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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