Feb 24, 2024
The Medical Administrative Assistant program prepares students to serve in integral roles in the medical office. The program prepares students with core knowledge to understand the general medical profession. This program further specifies knowledge and skills to function in an administrative capacity with reception, basic medical documentation, basic medical billing & coding and electronic medical record keeping.
Certificate recipients should possess the following skills & abilities:
- Read, spell, understand and pronounce basic terms of medical terminology and apply them appropriately
- Demonstrate competence in operating a personal computer system and its applications
- Communicate respectfully and professionally with co-workers, health care professionals, customers, patients, and their families
- Practice responsible and confidential communications and apply an understanding of laws and ethics as required in health care practice
- Recognize and respect cultural influences and perceptions
- Work within an integrated system of jobs and professions that make up the health care delivery system
This applies to the students seeking Allied health AAS-T degree upon completion of the certificate:
- To earn any certificate in Allied Health, students must complete all required certificate program courses with a grade of “C” or better.
- To earn the AAS-T degree in Allied Health, students must first complete a certificate in Allied Health, and they must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework taken at BC and the courses applied to the degree, including credits transferred from other colleges.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
For details about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.bellevuecollege.edu/legal/gedisclosure/medical-administrative-assistant.pdf
Choose One Option From the Following Anatomy and Physiology Courses: 5-12 CR
*Standard department recommendation. Alternative choices are accepted, to support students’ educational and professional goals.
**See Catalog for defined prerequisite or placement standards.