Program Overview

Interested in an office career in a medical environment? This new certificate is intended to provide entry-level skills for the person wanting to begin an office career in a medical environment in a short amount of time. This certificate addresses job opportunities available in physicians' offices, billing offices, clinics, public or private hospitals, extended care facilities, and community health centers.

Business (CA) Requirements

Required Courses Units
BUS. 400 Business English 3 units
BUS. 485 Medical Terminology 3 units
BUS. 476 Intro to Medical Office Mngmt 3 units
BUS. 486 Medical Transcription 4 units
BCM. 200 Intro to MS Office Suite 2 units
The following courses are not required for the Medical Office Assistant Certificate but are suggested as supplemental courses to enhance the entry-level skills for those interested in a medical office career: Units
ACTG 103 Ten-Key Skills .5 units
BUS. 101 Human Relations at Work 3 units
BCM. 101 Computer Keyboarding Skill Building 1.5 or 3 units
BCM. 104 Introduction to Computers with Windows I 1.5 units
BCM. 214 Word Processing I: Word 1 unit
Total Required Major Units: 15