OAST - Medical Administrative Assistant

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Are you interested in a medical career? This fast-paced growing field isn't just for doctors and nurses. As a medical administrative assistant you will gain skills needed for the fast-paced office environment. Through lessons and experience you will develop good interpersonal skills, which will reflect human relations and develop positive attitudes and professional work habits.

Career Opportunities:

  • Medical Coder
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Medical Clerk
  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Registration
  • Office Manager

Programs of Study

Associate Degree - Medical Administrative Assistant
1-Year Certificate - Medical Coding

Courses

Curriculum with descriptions of each class may be found in the Washington State Community College Catalog.

Employment Opportunities

As a medical administrative assistant, you can expect to work in a fast-paced medical environment. This may be in a hospital, nursing home, doctor's office, rehabilitation center, dentist's office, or any other medical facility. Your work will be vital to patient care.

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Practicums

The OAST Practicums will allow students the opportunity to gain practical work experience with local employers. While utilizing skills learned in their courses, students will build the bridge from classroom to profession. The office setting emphasizes the importance of an administrative assistant as an integral part of the office team.

Students have completed Practicum experiences at the following locations: Memorial Health System Providers' Offices, Bauer Vision Center, Eye Care Associates, First Settlement Orthopaedics, and Marietta Health & Wellness Center.

One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try. — Aristotle

Contact to learn more:

Admissions
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lowe natalie
Natalie Lowe, Professor

740.374.8716, Ext. 1716
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Karen Poorman, Professor

740.374.8716, Ext. 1702
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Debbie Hendershot, Professor

740.885.5715
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  • Washington State Community College
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  • Marietta, Ohio 45750 USA
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