• Medical Secretary

    Associate in Applied Science Degree , Certification Program

    Available at: East Campus
    Del Mar College uses the Texas Common Application.
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    Program Overview

    These programs provide course work to meet the educational and skill requirements for a variety of office occupations. The Administrative Assistant and the Medical Secretary degrees offer concentrated course work to prepare the student for immediate employment upon graduation. Both degrees have a common list of courses for semesters one and two. Upon completion of this list of courses, the student is awarded a General Office Clerk Certificate.

    Medical Secretary
    A long-established and rapidly expanding area of office specialization is that of the medical secretary/medical administrative assistant.

    Today's medical office professional may serve as the receptionist, insurance claims/billing specialist, transcriber of medical reports, office manager in a small office, or may transcribe patient records from machine dictation and handle other highly specialized tasks in large medical offices, hospitals and health care centers.

    The Medical Secretary Associate in Applied Science program provides an in-depth study of medical terminology, professional office procedures, medical office ethics, insurance procedures, medical transcription, records management, accounting procedures and computer-based office systems.