Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate – MF21

(Embedded in Business Technology Diploma and Degree)

Program Description:

The Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate is designed to provide the educational opportunities to individuals that will enable them to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to secure an entry-level position as a receptionist in a physician's office, hospital, clinic, or other related areas. Technical courses apply to the degree or diploma program in office technology.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing 32
Reading Comp.55Reading 70
Arithmetic34Math26

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 22

Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate Curriculum Essential Courses

Courses 22 credits

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

BUSN 1440Document Production

4

BUSN 2340Healthcare Administrative Procedures

4

XXXX xxxxOccup. Guided Electives

6

Select elective courses from list below for min. of 6 credits:

BUSN 1400Word Processing Applications

4

BUSN 2190Business Document Proofreading and Editing

3

BUSN 1100Introduction to Keyboarding

3

BUSN 1300Introduction to Business

3

BUSN 1320Business Interaction Skills

3

Select one of the two following courses for a min. 2 cr.:

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2