Office Technology: Medical Office Assistant

Certificate Program

This one-year certificate program is designed to provide students with a firm foundation for the medical office environment. With the development of strong word processing and communication skills, transcription skills, and medical office protocol, the student is well on the path to a fulfilling career in the medical office support area.
(Housed in the Information and Computer Technologies Department)

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
OFT 111 Intermediate Word+3
OFT 141 Professional Grammar and Communications4
HIM 104 Medical Terminology3
MTH 130 Modern Business Mathematics3
BIO 133 Human Biology3
HED 101 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Care1
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
OFT 112 Advanced Word I3
HED 115 Death and Dying OR
HED 209 Drugs and Behavior
OFT 267 Medical Office Documentation3
OFT 268 Medical Office Procedures3
OFT 173 Microsoft Multimedia Communications3
+ If background allows (25 wpm for 5 minutes). Otherwise must take OFT 110 before OFT 111.

For information related to cost, success rate, and student debt in this program, please visit Office Technology: Medical Office Assistant - Gainful Employment Information.