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Administrative and Medical Office Technology

Program Descriptions


Medical Office Administration

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other healthcare related offices.

Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing.  Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other healthcare related organizations.

For more information contact Wanda Tenpenny, Curriculum Coordinator.


Office Administration

The Office Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers.  It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.

Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics.  Emphasis is placed on non-technical as well as technical skills.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government, and industry.  Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management.

For more information contact Kathy Worthington, Curriculum Coordinator.


Office Administration-Dental Office Administration

The Office Sytems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers.  It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.

Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics.  Emphasis is place on non-technical as well as technical skills.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government, and industry.  Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management.

For more information contact Wanda Tenpenny, Curriculum Coordinator.


Office Administration-Legal

Legal is a concentration under the curriculum title of Office Systems Technology.  This curriculum prepares individuals for entry-level positions in legal and government-related offices and provides professional development for the currently employed.

Course work includes terminology, operational procedures, preparation and transcription of documents, computer software, and court-related functions as they relate to the legal office profession.  Emphasis is placed on the development of accuracy, organizational skills, discretion, and professionalism.

Graduates should qualify for employment in corporate legal departments; private practices, including real estate and estate planning; and city, state, and federal govenment offices.  With appropriate work experience, graduates may apply for certification as a Professional Legal Secretary (PLS).

For more information contact Kathy Worthington, Curriculum Coordinator.