Office Assistant-Medical 1

12-credit Technical Certificate

Medical office assistants work with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to help make a busy medical office run smoothly. Learn to handle patient requests, develop documentation processing and editing skills essential to the medical office, understand medical terminology and refine basic computer application skills.

  • Evening completion options are available for this certificate.
  • Some credits earned in Office Assistant Medical-Level 1 may be applied toward degree and diploma programs within WCTC’s School of Business.

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 104-191 Customer Service Management3  
 106-105 Doc Processing and Editing3  
 106-110 Intro to Software Applications
previously MBA I
 501-101 Medical Terminology3  
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

High School Transfer Opportunities

WCTC Course

WCTC Credits Awarded

106-110 Intro to Software Applications 3
501-101 Medical Terminology 3

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

There are currently no college credit agreements for Office Assistant Medical Certificate - Level I. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.