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Certificate

Administrative Assistant – Medical Office

Students gain an understanding of medical procedures, medical terminology, and a conceptual and practical understanding of a computerized office environment in a medical setting. Students progress from basic keyboarding and word processing to advanced information processing and office procedures.

Students are encouraged to build on certificate programs and eventually obtain a degree at the College.

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Requirements
CoursesCredits
GIT101*   Typing I 3
BIT103   Medical Terminology 3
BUS102   Business Communication 3
GIT110   Computer Applications 3
GIT220   Advanced Word Processing Applications 3
ACC100   Survey of Accounting 3
GIT150
BIT207
  Database Applications (or)
Medical Coding and Billing
3
BIT203   Medical Office Procedures 3
PSY101    General Psychology 3
Total Credits 27

*If waived, must be replaced with a Business course.

Upon completion of the Information Technology – Administrative Assistant – Medical Office Administration certificate, students are able to:

  • Read, write, discuss and think critically about topics and ideas in information and/or office technology.
  • Analyze ethical issues and apply ethical standards in the performance of responsibilities in a variety of information and office technology careers.
  • Synthesize information from communications, information technology, office technology, and business to provide customer service and solve business problems.
  • Assume entry-level positions in a variety of information and office technology careers.
  • Work well with teams in an information or office technology setting.
  • Continue education in an associate program.

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Completion of a program is based on full time enrollment. Many of our students attend part time and may not complete within the one year timeline.

Full Time Faculty

Louis Beco
Office: Lorusso Technology, Tech 215D
Phone: 774.330.4398
Email: lbeco@capecod.edu

Michael Bejtlich
Office: Lorusso Technology, Tech 215F
Phone: 774.330.4519
Email: mbejtlich@capecod.edu

Kathleen Bent, Business Department Chair
Office: Lorusso Technology, Tech 215C
Phone: 774.330.4517
Email: kbent@capecod.edu

Mary Jean Huettner
Office: Lorusso Technology, 215G
Phone: 774.330.4350
Email: mhuettner@capecod.edu

Andrea Lyons
Office: Lorusso Technology, Tech 215B
Phone: 774.330.4743
Email: alyons@capecod.edu

Adjunct Faculty
Fozia Ahmed
Louladey Assefa
Cam Beale
Nancy Dempsey
Gwenn Dyson
Mark Ells
Gail Knell
Doreen Lawrence
Florence Lucci
Elaine Moore
Debora Morgan
Michael Otto
Else Rhodes
James Ruane
Debora Sementa
Lawrence Silverman
Victor Smith
Juanita Sweet
Alfred Towle
David Ziemba