Medical Administrative Assistant

Centralia College provides a broad business background and specialized training in office skills to prepare students for jobs as administrative and office assistants in medical offices.

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Career Options The Business Technology program prepares students for entry-level employment as office assistants, receptionists, and transcriptionists in medical offices, clinis, and hospitals.

Bachelor's Degree Option Did you know Centralia College offers an applied bachelor's degree in Applied Management (business)? Turn a two-year degree into a bachelor's degree at CC. 

Option 1 - Two-Year Degree

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Emphasis: Medical Administrative Assistant
Total Credits: 93

Fall Quarter

  • BTEC 102 Keyboarding Skills II - 3 credits
  • BTEC 110 Business English - 5 credits
  • BTEC 233 Files Management - 3 credits
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • BTEC 210 Word I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 221 Business Communications - 5 credits
  • HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness - 3 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • BTEC 120 Applied Business Math - 5 credits
  • BTEC 219 Word II - 5 credits
  • BTEC 220 Ten-Key Calculator - 1 credit
  • BTEC 266 Medical Law and Ethics - 3 credits

Fall Quarter

  • ACCT 110 Practical Accounting I - 3 credits
  • BTEC 107 Electronic Medical Records - 4 credits
  • BTEC 214 Excel I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 260 Medical Terminology - 4 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ACCT 120 Practical Accounting II - 3 credits
  • BIOL& 170 Human Biology - 5 credits
  • BTEC 191 Work Experience Seminar - 1 credits
  • BTEC 205 Outlook - 1 credit
  • BTEC 255 Insurance and Billing - 5 credit

Spring Quarter

  • BTEC 190 Cooperative Work Experience - 5 credits
  • BTEC 261 Medical Office Procedures - 5 credits
  • BTEC 263 Medical Transcription - 4 credits

 

Option 2 - One-Year Certificate

Degree: Certificate of Proficiency
Emphasis: Medical Office Assistant
Total Credits: 55

The Medical Office Assistant Certificate program combines general office skills with studies in medical terminology, human biology, medical office procedures, and medical machine transcription

  • BTEC 102 Keyboard Skill building I - 3 credits
  • BTEC 107 Electronic Medical Records - 4 credits
  • BTEC 233 Files Management - 3 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits
  • BTEC 260 Medical Terminology - 4 credits
  • BTEC 110 Business English - 5 credits
  • BTEC 210 Word I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 255 Insurance and Billing - 5 credits
  • HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness - 3 credits
  • BIOL& 170 Human Biology - 5 credits
  • BTEC 120 Applied Business Math - 5 credits
  • BTEC 261 Medical Office Procedures - 5 credits
  • BTEC 266 Medical Law & Ethics - 3 credits