Office Administration/Medical Administrative Assistant

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Office Administration - Medical Administrative Assistant option

Credits required 62/64

Dean

Lynne Brodeur, lynne.brodeur @bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Victoria Revier, Coordinator and Professor of Medical Administrative Programs, victoria.revier@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: OF

Concentration Code: OFM

Program Goal Statement

Students completing this program are prepared to work for doctors or dentists, in hospitals, medical offices, health agencies, or in related fields. Students learn computer applications in medical software, medical terminology, medical insurance forms preparation, beginner and advanced medical transcription, medical office procedures, speech recognition and employment readiness skills.

Program Information 

  • MAA courses are offered primarily during the day in Fall River.

Recommendations 

  • OFC 102 can be "waived" by a demonstrated keyboarding speed of 20 words per minute based on a two-minute timing administered by the Office Administration Department Chair.  OFC 102 is a prerequisite for OFC 113 and OFC 117.
  • Take MAA 101 (Medical Terminology) before BIO 115 (Survey of Anatomy & Physiology).  Take OFC 120 (Text Editing) before MAA 102 (Medical Transcription).

Degree Requirements

General Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

BIO 115Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:30

Program Courses

MAA 101Medical Terminology

3 credits

MAA 102Medical Transcription

3 credits

MAA 203Advanced Medical Transcription

3 credits

Or

OFC 266Administrative Office Management

3 credits

MAA 204Medical Insurance Forms Preparation

3 credits

MAA 205Medical Office Procedures

3 credits

MAA 209Medical Office Portfolio Development

1 credit

OFC 102Computer Keyboarding

1 credit

OFC 113Introduction to Microsoft Word

3 credits

OFC 117Introduction to Computers and Software Applications

3 credits

OFC 120Text Editing

3 credits

OFC 150Speech Recognition

3 credits

OFC 214Advanced Microsoft Word

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:29-31

OFC 102: (May be waived by previous course or passing a keyboarding test administered by the Office Administration Department Chair)

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

OFC 102Computer Keyboarding

1 credit

OFC 113Introduction to Microsoft Word

3 credits

OFC 117Introduction to Computers and Software Applications

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

MAA 101Medical Terminology

3 credits

Note: General Education courses can be taken in the semester of personal choice.

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

OFC 214Advanced Microsoft Word

3 credits

OFC 120Text Editing

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

BIO 115Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

MAA 102Medical Transcription

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

MAA 204Medical Insurance Forms Preparation

3 credits

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

OFC 150Speech Recognition

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

MAA 205Medical Office Procedures

3 credits

OFC 266Administrative Office Management

3 credits

Or

MAA 203Advanced Medical Transcription

3 credits

MAA 209Medical Office Portfolio Development

1 credit

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

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