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Program Overview

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 office, hospital, clinic, and/or medical insurance company. Upon completion of the certificate program, students are prepared to assume entry level medical/dental office 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 office assistant, and assistant medical office manager.

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Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Student at Medical Practices

Program Details

Award Title Award Type Required Course Units Total Major Units GE Units
Medical Office Assistant C 32 32