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 better in BUS 104◊ (40 wpm with five errors or fewer, on five-minute timing) is required for graduation.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

AHL 102

Ethics and Law for the Allied Health Professionals

1

 

AHL 120

Comprehensive Medical Terminology

3

 

BUS 103

Keyboarding Technique1*

1

#

BUS 122

Business English

3

 

CIS 119

Windows

1

 

CIS 140

Microsoft Word I

3

 

 

 

12

Semester Two

 

AHL 110

Medical Coding and Office Procedures

2

#

BUS 104

Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy1

1

 

BUS 107

Microsoft Office in Business Applications

3

#

BUS 265

Medical Transcription

2

 

BUS 267

Records Management

2

 

CIS 142

Microsoft Word II

3

 

 

 

13

 

 

Total credits required

25

See BUS course descriptions.

1Any 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◊.

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

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

Counselor: Dr. Magalene Sudduth, Ext. 3654

Gainful Employment

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

Curriculum

Curriculum Title

CIPS Code

BUS.MEA.CERT

(C407K)

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE

51 0707

# of Graduates

# of Graduates Completing
On-Time

% Completing
On-Time

10

2

.2

Avg. Program Tuition Cost

Avg. Program Book Cost

Total Program Costs*

$ 3,302.00

$ 1,218.00

$ 4,520.00

Program Length
in Semesters

Program Credit

Hours

Median Loan

Debt

2

25

$0.00

SOC Code

SOC Description
(Associated Program Occupation(s))

Occupational Summary
(ONET webpage)

292071

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2071.00

*Transportation, personal expenses, and room and board costs are not included in the information above, but may apply to some students.

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.