Medical Office Assistant

This is where business and healthcare meet, with training that combines essential office functions with the specific skills needed for a medical office environment.

The programs included in this program of study provide multiple options depending on your specific career goals.

The Medical Office program prepares students for entry-level employment as office assistants, receptionists, and transcriptionists in medical offices, clinics, and hospitals.

Medical Administrative Assistant

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Total Credits: 93

First Year  
Fall Quarter
  • BTEC 102 Keyboarding Skills II - 3 credits
  • IT 117 Intro to Windows OS - 3 credits
  • BTEC 233 Records Management - 5 credits
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits
Winter Quarter
  • BTEC 210 Word I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 221 Business Communications - 5 credits
  • Health & Fitness Distribution - 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 266 Medical Law and Ethics - 3 credits
Second Year  
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
  • BTEC 191 Cooperative Work Experience - 1 credit
Winter Quarter
  • ACCT 120 Practical Accounting II - 3 credits
  • BIOL& 170 Human Biology - 5 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 220 Ten-Key Calculator - 1 credit
  • BTEC 263 Medical Documentation - 4 credits

Medical Assistant Education Plan

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Total Credits:
91

Notes for Students

  • PSYC& 200 is a recommended elective.
  • Students interested in entering the Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management program will also need to take a Quantitative Skills Distribution course, ENGL& 101, Natural Science, Social Science, and five additional credits of English, Math, Natural Science

First Year  
Fall Quarter
  • MA 139 MA Medical Terminology* - 5 credits
  • MA 140 Medical Assisting Intro* - 5 credits
  • WRT 105 Writing in the Workplace - 5 credits
Winter Quarter
  • BIOL& 170 Human Biology* - 5 credits
  • BIOL 172 Human Biology Lab* - 1 credit
  • BTEC 102 Skillbuilding I - 3 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits
Spring Quarter
  • BTEC 266 Medical Law & Ethics - 3 credits
  • MA 130 Medical Math* - 5 credits
  • PSYC& 100 Psychology - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 3 credits
Notes *To apply for the second year of the MA program, students must receive a grade of 2.5 or higher.
Second Year  
Fall Quarter
  • HLSV 110 BLS for Healthcare - 1 credit
  • MA 241 MA Clinical Procedures - 6 credits
  • MA 249 MA Admin Procedures - 8 credits
Winter Quarter
  • MA 242 Medication Administration - 7 credits
  • MA 246 MA Laboratory Procedures - 10 credits
Spring Quarter
  • MA 243 MA Clinical Procedure II - 6 credits
  • MA 208 MA Electrocardiography - 2 credits
  • MA 245 MA Clinical Externship - 6 credits

Medical Office Assistant

Degree: Certificate of Proficiency
Total Credits: 57

Fall Quarter
  • BTEC 102 Keyboard Skill building I - 3 credits
  • BTEC 107 Electronic Medical Records - 4 credits
  • BTEC 233 Records Management - 5 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits
  • BTEC 260 Medical Terminology - 4 credits
Witner Quarter
  • BTEC 221 Business Communications - 5 credits
  • BTEC 210 Word I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 255 Insurance and Billing - 5 credits
  • HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness - 3 credits
Spring Quarter
  • 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

Medical Scribe Education Plan

DEGREE: Certificate of Proficiency
TOTAL CREDITS:
49

Fall Quarter
  • BTEC 107 Electronic Medical Records - 4 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits
  • BTEC 102 Skillbuilding I - 3 credits
  • BTEC 260 Medical Terminology - 4 credits
Winter Quarter
  • BTEC 221 Business Communications - 5 credits
  • BTEC 210 Word - 5 credits
  • BIOL& 170 Human Biology - 5 credits
  • BTEC 203 Skillbuilding II - 3 credits
Spring Quarter
  • BTEC 263 Medical Documentation - 4 credits
  • MA 130 Medical Math - 5 credits
  • BTEC 266 Medical Law & Ethics - 3 credits
  • HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness - 3 credits

CONTACT

Jake Fay
Dean of Instruction
Healthcare and Industrial Trades
Office:  TEC 114E
360-623-8963
Email Jake Fay