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Medical Administrative Assistant

Course Requirements
ID Title Class Lab Credits
Fall Semester (year 1)
ALHC102 Medical Terminology 3 0 3
ALHC121 Medical Office Practice I
(ALHC102, BUSC102, BUSC106)
2 3 3
BCPC101 Introduction to Computer Applications 2 3 3
BUSC102 Business Correspondence 2 0 2
BUSC106 Keyboarding 0 3 1
Spring Semester (year 1)
ACCC103 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
ALHC124 Medical Office Practice II
(ALHC102, ALHC121, BUSC102, BUSC106)
2 3 3
BCPC104 Word Processing
(BUSC106)
2 3 3
ALHC166 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care 3 0 3
SCIC111 Anatomy and Physiology Essentials (Accuplacer) 4 0 4

Prerequisite & Co-requisites are listed in parentheses.

Certificate

(Day/Evening Program)

For more information about this program, please contact Lisa Gould . 603-542-7744x5428.

The Medical Administrative Assistants are critical administrative staff for medical offices to operate efficiently. As a Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA) graduate, you will have a strong background in office skills and a  working knowledge of the medical field. This powerhouse combination can prepare you for a career in doctors' offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and in a variety of other medical facilities. Specific responsibilities would vary per location, but may include:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of a medical facility
  • Updating and organizing medical records, including electronic health records
  • Scheduling and coordinating appointments
  • Verifying patient insurance
  • Completing and submitting insurance claims
  • Preparing correspondence between medical providers and their patients
  • Providing quality customer service to patients
  • Working in a professional environment

Applicants to the program must meet the general admission requirement for the college. Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all ALHC courses to progress within the program. Students have the option of a dual major with the Medical Assistant Certificate Program (MAC) or may apply after graduation from the MAA Program. All MAC courses require a grade of "C" or higher.

Current Occupational Employment and Wages are available at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes436013.htm

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