The Medical Office Administrative Assistant Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level office support in an electronic medical office environment. Students will develop skills in medical office procedures, health information systems management, business document production, effective communication, and customer service. Students may apply courses in the Medical Office Administrative Assistant Certificate toward the Associate Degree in Applied Science with a major in Administrative Office Technology.

The Medical Office Assistant Certificate Program requires at least a grade of “C” in all of the courses offered within the MOAA curriculum for the grade to be counted toward graduation. Specifically, these include courses with the following prefixes: AHS, AOT, BUS, CPT and HIM.

Graduates of this program are prepared for competitive careers in a variety of administrative office positions.

Authorized certification course materials (MOS—Microsoft Office Specialist) are used in a variety of the courses. Graduates are encouraged to obtain their MOS certification.

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration.


Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:


Program Contact:

Christina M. James

Department Chair, Accounting and Management

(803) 778-6663 ext. 263

M133E


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