2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jan 21, 2021  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate


Program Description

The Medical Front Office Assistant certificate is designed to provide the educational opportunities to individuals that will enable them to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to secure an entry level position as a receptionist in a physician’s office, hospital, clinic, or other related areas. Courses in this certificate apply to the Business Technology degree and/or diploma programs. (Program Length: 3 Semesters Minimum)

View the Medical Front Office Assistant Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Students who do not type at least 25 words per minute will be advised to take BUSN 1100  their first semester.

Employment Opportunities

Medical office assistant, medical front office assistant, medical receptionist, virtual administrative assistant, typist

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Medical Front Office Assistant certificate.


Essential General Education Core Courses (3 Credits)

Essential Technical Courses

Total Hours: 21


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.