Business Administrative Technology Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
Offered at the Following Campuses
The Business Administrative Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today's technology-driven workplaces. The program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the areas of business administration and business technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Administrative Technology diploma with a specialty in either Business Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.
The standard curriculum for the Business Administrative Technology Medical Administrative Assistant Specialization is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program any semester. The program generally takes 4 semesters to complete. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 54 credit hours.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
(Prerequisite: None) This course is designed to provide tools to assist students to acquire skills necessary to achieve academic and professional success in their chosen occupational/technical program of study. Topics include: Getting off to a Good Start, Learning and Personality Styles, Time and Money Management, Study and Test Taking Skills, Stress Management and Wellness, Communication Skills, and Career Exploration.
(Prerequisites: MATH 0097 OR Appropriate arithmetic placement test score.) Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, geometric concepts, technical applications, and basic statistics.
(Prerequisite: Regular Admission) Focuses on basic normal structure and function of the human body. Topics include general plan and function of the human body, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous and sensory systems, endocrine system, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive system.
(Prerequisites: The ability to key 25 gross words a minute on 3-minute timings with no more than 3 errors, COMP 1000.)
(Co-requisites: The ability to key 25 gross words a minute on 3-minute timings with no more than 3 errors, COMP 1000.) Reinforces the touch system of keyboarding placing emphasis on correct techniques with adequate speed and accuracy and producing properly formatted business documents. Topics include: reinforcing correct keyboarding technique, building speed and accuracy, formatting business documents, language arts, proofreading, and work area management.
(Prerequisites: ALHS 1011, ALHS 1040, ALHS 1090 ENGL 1010, MATH 1012, PSYC 1010, COMP 1000, BUSN 1440) (Co-requisites: MAST 1080, MAST 1100) Provides fundamental information concerning common diseases and disorders of each body system. For each system, the disease or disorder is highlighted including: description, etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, treatment, management, prognosis, and prevention. Topics include: introduction to diseases and diseases of body systems.