May 25, 2018
Upon completion of the Medical Office Support option, graduates may qualify for office positions in medical offices and will have an appropriate background for promotion to administrative positions in medical offices or to pursue a career in medical records.
The student will:
- Demonstrate in-depth knowledge in the administrative office skills, transcription, records management, computer skills, and office procedures;
- Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication, including the use of good grammar, spelling, and punctuation, along with an awareness of available resources and the ability to access information;
- Operate personal computers and adapt to a variety of software applications;
- Organize work, set priorities, and function in an efficient, but flexible manner;
- Demonstrate the traits of dependability, responsibility, confidentiality and professional ethics as these traits relate to the office profession;
- Explain the importance of human relations in the world of work, both locally and globally;
- Demonstrate the ability to apply for a position, and recognize the importance of success in that position and of advancement to a higher position;
- Appreciate learning about one’s profession and the continuation of this learning;
- Demonstrate problem-solving skills required by members of a technological office environment;
- Possess the skills necessary to succeed as a legal or medical office assistant, or administrative assistant.
First Semester--16 credit hours
Second Semester--16 credit hours
Third Semester--15-17 credit hours
Fourth Semester--19 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 66-68
1 Refer to AAB general education requirements .
2 To be chosen from OSA 251S , OSA 253S , SSV 111S , SSV 112S , ASL., SPN, or PLB 110S .
3 To be chosen from MTH 122S , MTH 123S , or MTH 125S (transfer); or MTH 115S , MTH 119S (non‐transfer).
Students may not take OSA 111S and OSA 112S concurrently.
Students may not take OSA 152S , OSA 230S , and OSA 232S concurrently.
Students who cannot demonstrate basic computer skills must take CIT 100S before entering this program.
Students who cannot demonstrate basic keyboarding skills must take OSA 100S before entering this program.