MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT
If you're the type of person that can bring order to chaos and you don't mind taking charge to keep things running smoothly, there's a place for you in the healthcare industry.
A Medical Office Assistant is often the first person that patients and clients see within a doctor’s office, clinic, or hospital. They help coordinate patient visits and facilitate all the moving parts in the medical office setting.
At Harford Community College, we offer a medical office assistant certificate program that can prepare you for employment in private practice, hospitals, or clinics.
Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your medical office assistant studies.
What kind of courses can I expect to take?
Develop a strong background as a medical office assistant through required courses and electives like these at Harford:
Medical Terminology and Ethics
Business Computer Applications
Intermediate + Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing
Medical Office Systems
What can I do when I complete this program?
With a certificate in medical office assistant at Harford, you can prepare for an entry-level position in a doctor's office and/or ambulatory setting.
Top Transfer Destinations
- This program doesn't transfer
- Unit Secretary
- Medical Supply Specialists
- Patient Coordinator
- Medical Office Specialist
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Who teaches this program?
At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.