Program Description
Students may select from four programs in Office Technology: Administrative Assistant, Legal Specialist, Medical Office Specialist, Medical Transcription Specialist. These programs are designed to develop a management support person with technical and communication skills. Time-management and problem-solving abilities are emphasized along with a “team member” approach for a career in today’s business environment.

Certificate of Achievement and Associate in Science Degree
A Certificate of Achievement in Administrative Assistant, Legal Specialist, Medical Office Specialist or Medical Transcription Specialist can be obtained upon completion of the courses in the selected major. The Associate in Science Degree in Business-Office Technology can be obtained upon completion of 60 units, including the required courses in the selected major, the general education requirements, and electives.

 

Medical Office Specialist
Course ID* Course Units Prerequisite
REQUIRED
Medical Terminology
3  
Intermediate Keyboarding/Word Processing
3 OT 54
Medical Keyboarding/Computer Applications
3  
Microsoft Word
3
 
Study of Human Diseases for Medical Assistants
3  
Business Communication
3  
Filling and Records Management (Spring)
2  
Introduction to ICD-9-CM Coding
3  
Intermediate ICD-9-CM Coding
3  
CPT-IV Coding
3  
Office Systems & Procedures (Spring)
3  
Occupation Work Experience
1  
TOTAL
33  

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Recommended Electives

ACCT 180

CIS 1, 50, 73, 78, 90, 91

MGMT 55

OCCED 91

OT 56, 121