A medical administrative assistant works in physician offices, general medical and
surgical hospitals, offices of dentists and other health practitioners, outpatient
care centers, clinics, and urgent care facilities. Medical administrative assistants
perform duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic,
or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients,
and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence. Employment
in this field is expected to grow faster than average, with projected job openings
nation-wide of 278,400.
Courses in the Certificate Series
Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals
Course Number: HPRS2021
Course Number: HITT 1005
Basic Health Professions Technology
Course Number: MDCA1000
Health Care Communications
Course Number: HPRS2032
Course Number MOFF 6625
Courses may be taken in any order.
Textbooks are required for most courses, see individual course syllabi for book information.
Upon completion of all courses, email CEHealthcare@collin.edu to request your certificate.
Medical Office Specialist
972-985-3761 or CEHealthCare@collin.edu