The Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma program is designed to prepare students for employment in physicians’ offices, hospitals, clinics, public health departments, Civil Service, medical laboratories, pharmaceutical houses, insurance companies, business and industrial firms with large medical departments, and foundations devoted to medical research.
The graduate’s duties include transcription editing, preparing correspondence and medical records, filing, mailing, ordering supplies, handling telephone services, making appointments and receiving visitors, taking care of general office administration, and using a computer for word processing, spreadsheet, electronic presentation, and database projects.
NIACC’s classrooms are equipped with the latest in computers, office machines, and equipment. They are also staffed by qualified instructors in the business and medical fields.
Successful graduates can find job opportunities in the following occupational areas:
- Medical Office Assistant
- Medical Secretary
- Medical Records Manager
- Medical Information Processing Operator
- Appointment Clerk
All students are highly encouraged to participate in an internship before graduating. For specific information contact the NIACC Business Division.
Upon successful completion of the Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma curriculum (at least 32 semester hours) with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Diploma.