Medical Administrative Specialist

1050 HOURS
35 WEEKS      
                              

 

PELL ELIGIBLE
Program # B070300
CIP # 0551.071603

 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This training program will prepare students for employment as Medical Secretaries or Office Clerks; Medical Insurance Secretaries; Medical Records Clerks; and Medical Administrative Specialists, as well as gain an increased understanding of the importance of attitude and work ethic in an employment setting. The program is designed to meet the demands of the job market as it stands today, as well as give you the necessary tools and resources to continue to upgrade your skills as new technology emerges. The content includes the performance of office procedures tasks; the production of quality work using advanced features of business software applications; keyboarding skills; and the production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION:

Perform administrative 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.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

 

COURSE #

OCP

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

Resident Tuition

Non-Resident Tuition

OTA0040

A

Information Technology Assistant

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

OTA0041

B

Front Desk Specialist

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

OTA0631

C

Medical Office Technologist

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

OTA0651

D

Medical Administrative Specialist

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

 

 

TOTAL

1050

$2,911.00

$11,037.00

ARTICULATION AGREEMENT:

A state articulation agreement is in place between School district technical colleges/centers and community colleges.  The 1050 clock hour programs in Administrative Assistant Medical Administrative Specialist shall articulate eighteen (18) college credit hours in program core and up to 3 additional credits in program electives as a result of industry certifications as locally determined by the Community College to the AAS/AS degree in Office Administration.  This agreement does not preclude but encourages the awarding of additional credits by any college through local agreements.  

 

Additional Costs:

Resident

Non-Resident

Registration Fee

$10.00

$10.00

First Aid CPR Card

$10.00

$10.00

Approximate Books/Supplies

$800.00

$800.00

Approximate Uniform Fees

$150.00

$150.00

Approximate Total Program Cost:

$3,900.00

 

$12,02500

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

AGE:                 16 years or older

DIPLOMA:         N/A

TABE:                MATH 10.0   LANGUAGE 10.0   READING 10.0 or meet other basic skill requirements

 

Industry Certification:     Test Out Office Pro - $0.00 (Program Voucher); Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle - $120; Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) - $115.00;

 

Advisory Salary Range:             $21,020 - $35,420                              

Florida Panhandle:                   $21,020 - $35,420

PH Average:                              $26,940                                              

State Average:                          $21,200                                              

National Average:                     $31,900

Program Completion Rate: 67%  -   Program Placement Rate: 75%  -   Program Certification Pass Rate: 60%