The Medical Office Assistant Certificate of Achievement prepares students for entry level employment in a medical/dental front office, such as a doctor/dentist’s offi ce, hospital, clinic, and/or medical insurance company. Upon completion of the certifi cate program, students are prepared to assume entry level medical/dental offi ce duties and responsibilities. The program may also prepare students for career advancement and retraining in the use of current computer application programs. The program also provides the basic skills that promote success in the workplace. Typical positions include medical clerk, medical transcriber, medical offi ce assistant, and assistant medical offi ce manager.