Medical Office Assistant Certificate

This certificate program prepares students for work in doctors’ offices and hospital offices. The curriculum provides training for students in entry-level positions as well as for those who are upgrading existing skills.

Suggested/Sample Course Sequence

The sequence taken by the student may vary depending on prerequisites, course availability, and personal/ professional responsibilities.

(Major Code 5400; State CIP Code 51.0710)

First Semester

BOT 103Business English3
BOT 105Business Document Production I3
BOT 106Intro to Business Computer Applications*3
HC 130Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions3
Total Hours12

Second Semester

BOT 110Skillbuilding*1
BOT 155Word Processing Application I*2
BOT 122Medical Keyboarding*1
BOT 125Document Formatting*1
BOT 130Business Office Procedures 3
BOT 141Electronic Health Records Applications*3
BOT 170Introduction to Medical Coding and Billing*3
Total Hours14

Note: Students attempting to take BOT 155 and BOT 125 in the same semester should contact the department chair.

Total Program Hours: 26