Medical Administrative Specialist
1050 hours / Blended
This program will provide students with a variety of skills for employment in the medical field to perform administrative support functions. Students will prepare for a career as an Information Technology Assistant, Front Desk Specialist, Medical Office Technologist, or Medical Administrative Specialist.
This program will include training in medical office duties that utilize knowledge of information technology, Microsoft Office 2016. medical terminology, medical office procedures including Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Transcription, and 150 hours of internship.
Students will prepare to attain the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) to become part of the Allied Health Profession. As a CMAA you may perform the following tasks:
- Review and answer practice correspondence
- Operate computer systems to accomplish office tasks
- Answer calls, schedule appointments, greet patients and maintain files
- Update and maintain patient and other practice-specific information
- Coordinate operation reports such as time and attendance
By becoming a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), you’ll have the recognized credentials healthcare employers are searching for now.
Degree College Credit Transfer Opportunity
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, students may be awarded up to 25 college credits toward an A.S. or A.A.S. Degree by Broward College or up to 21 credits by other selected Florida Community Colleges.
For more information on program cost, schedule, content, and admission requirements, see the program flyer or contact
Maude Richard, Guidance Counselor
Sheridan Technical College