Secretarial Science Studies/Medical Office Administration - Associate Degree at Kaplan Career Institute - ICM Campus
The Medical option of the Secretarial Science Studies program provides the business skills and background necessary to pursue the traditional and contemporary paths in a Medical Office Administrative career. Medical, word processing, data processing, humanities and communications courses create a well-rounded office professional who is prepared to meet the needs of today's rapidly changing medical office. The microcomputer and software packages most demanded in the industry are mastered in this program. Graduation is acknowledged by awarding an Associate in Specialized Business degree upon satisfactory completion of the program. The Medical Office Administrator provides support for the physician in an office, clinic or hospital. An efficient medical secretary must have a strong knowledge of medical terminology in order to transcribe dictation, prepare correspondence and assist the physician or medical scientist with reports, speeches, articles and conference proceedings.