Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate

Curriculum BUS.MEA.CERT (C407K)

Students that pursue this certificate program will be prepared to begin entry-level careers as a member of the health care team. Students receive the specialized training through the completion of courses in the creation and maintenance of Medical Records, Medical Terminology, Medical Machine Transcription, Medical Coding for out-patient health care, office procedures and computer applications software skills. A grade of "C" or higher in BUS 104◊ (40 wpm with five errors or fewer, on five-minute timing) is required for graduation.

Semester One

AHL 102Ethics and Law for Allied Health Professionals

1 credit

AHL 120Comprehensive Medical Terminology

3 credits

BUS 103Keyboarding Technique

1 credit

BUS 122 #Business English

3 credits

CIS 119Windows

1 credit

CIS 140Microsoft Word I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

BUS 103◊: Students completing the BUS 103◊ proficiency requirement in the first semester may take BUS 104◊ in the first semester, instead of the second semester.

Semester Two

AHL 110Medical Coding & Office Procedures

2 credits

BUS 104 #Keyboarding Speed & Accuracy

1 credit

BUS 107Microsoft Office in Business Applications

3 credits

BUS 265 #Medical Transcription

2 credits

BUS 267Records Management

2 credits

CIS 142Microsoft Word II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:13

BUS 103◊, BUS 104◊: Any student who can type 25 words per minute, on a three-minute timing, with five errors or fewer, using proper touch-typing technique may take a proficiency test for BUS 103◊.

Total Credit Hours: 25

See BUS course descriptions.

Coordinator: Dr. William M. Griffin, Ext. 3579

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/MedicalAdministrativeAssistantCertificate/51.0707-Gedt.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-160, or send an email to: finaid@triton.edu.