Front Office Medical Assistant

One-Year Certificate

UCCOnline Program

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Program Mission

The Front Office Medical Certificate prepares students with a foundation for competence and skills in the medical office environment.

Program Description

The Front Office Medical Certificate is designed to prepare students for a career performing entry-level medical office skills for outpatient medical offices and clinics. This certificate leads to the Two-Year Medical Office Administration Degree.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Front Office Medical certificate will:

  1. Demonstrate professional skills that lead to success within the medical office workplace
  2. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  3. Apply critical thinking and decision-making skills
  4. Distinguish the importance of an ethical work environment
  5. Apply information and technology tools relevant to the profession

Ready to get started?

It's easy and only requires TWO steps.

Step 1

Fill out our request info form. This will alert us that you are interested in the Office Technology programs.

Step 2

If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.

Career Considerations

Entry-level medical office positions of patients records, receptionist, scheduling, and other medical office focused careers.

Occupational Skills Training

This program is available in an Occupational Skills Training format that is designed to mix school classes and on-the-job training with a potential employer. It’s great for hands-on learners! Individualized training plans are developed in consultation with the student, UCC faculty, UCC advisor, and the work site trainer.
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Program Requirements

If you do not know how to keyboard, it is recommended you take OA110 your first quarter or prior to entry into the program.

UCC placement testing to identify possible course prerequisites for writing, math, reading, and computer courses. UCC placement testing will determine if prerequisite courses in writing, math, reading, or computers is needed.

Full-time students can typically complete the Front Office Medical Assistant certificate in one year. A minimum 48 credits is needed. This certificate is a pathway into Medical Office Administration AAS degree program for those wishing to continue their education at a later date.

 

Contact

 

Toni Clough - Contact
Chair, Associate Professor, Business
Phone: 541-440-7790

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