Medical Administrative Specialist

The Medical Administrative Specialist provides a broad foundation of knowledge and skills for students desiring careers as a medical administrative specialist in the workplace of tomorrow.

Program Overview

The Medical Administrative Specialist program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers as an information technology assistant, front desk specialist, medical office technologist, and medical administrative specialist. This program provides technical skill proficiency and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the business, management, and administration career cluster.

Medical Administrative Specialist
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Employment Opportunities

  • Information Technology
  • Assistant, Front Desk Specialist
  • Medical Office Technologist
  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Information Tech Assistant
  • Front Desk Specialist

What You'll Learn

  • Use of technology to develop communication skills
  • Higher level thinking skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Medical terminology
  • The performance of office procedures specific to the medical environment
  • Transcription of medical documents from machine dictation
  • The production of quality work in an efficient manner using advanced features of business software applications
  • Research of job opportunities
  • The production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents
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Program Requirements

Medical Administrative Specialist · B070300 · 1050 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A OTA0040 Information Technology Assistant* 150 15-1041
B OTA0041 Front Desk Specialist 300 43-4171
C OTA0631 Medical Office Technologist 300 43-6013
D OTA0651 Medical Administrative Specialist 300 43-6013

Program Costs

$3,066.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1050 hours)
$90.00 Registration Fees ($45.00 per semester x 2)
$100.00 Facility Usage Fee ($50.00 per semester x 2)
$250.00 Lab Fee ($125.00 per academic semester x 2)
$366.99 Miscellaneous Fees (Paid during 1st semester only)
Total Costs $3,872.99

Employers of Graduates

Program Instructors

Hazel Huggins
Hazel Huggins
Instructor, Business Education

Phone: 850-487-7494

Email: hugginsh@leonschools.net

Occupational Advisory Committee

Dr. Chukwuma Okoroji, MD, FAAFP, FACOP
Nature Coast Healthcare Center
Kimberly Riley
Nature Coast Women’s Care & Family Medicine
Mary Simmons
Florida A&M University