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    Oct 16, 2021  
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Medical Office Studies, (CSC)


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Program Info

Minimum credits: 23
Length: 2 semesters

Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business
Contact: 434.797.8402 or 434.797.8462
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-285-89 CIP Code: 51.0712

This program is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level clerical positions in a medical/health care office environment.

Program Coordination: This CSC is part of the career pathway for the Administrative Support Technology program. Students completing this certificate will have 23 credits toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Administrative Support Technology - Medical Office Administration Specialization.

Industry Credentials: Office Proficiency Assessment Certification (OPAC)

 

Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Medical Office Studies is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level clerical positions in a medical/health care office environment. This program is part of the career pathway for the Administrative Support Technology program.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology necessary to perform satisfactorily in a medical office environment;
  • Key with a level of speed & accuracy acceptable to perform satisfactorily to industry standards.
  • Demonstrate alphabetic & numeric filing rules to efficiently file & retrieve documents.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using word processing software to accurately format a variety of business correspondence.

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