Business Technology, Diploma (Medical Administrative Assistant Specialization) (BA22-8M12)

Diploma

Program Chair: Patricia Christian

Program Description: The Business Technology (Medical Administrative Specialization) program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. The Business Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes the use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications software. Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, internet research, and electronic file management. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and technology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualifications. Also provided are opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of business administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Technology Diploma with a specialization in Medical Administrative Assistant.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Locations offered:
Moultrie (Veterans Parkway)
Thomasville
Tifton
Cairo
Bainbridge

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will create documents including a worksheet, a memo, and a presentation using a variety of software applications.
• Students will create Mail Merge documents including letters, envelopes, and data directories.
• Students will produce properly formatted business documents such as a letter, envelope, and business report from straight and/or rough draft copy using various word processing features.

Cost of Program: Click Here for the BUS Track. Click Here for the Med Track.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Business Technology, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 55 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Cost
1st Term
Books: $783.80
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,427.80

2nd Term
Books: $505.60
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,124.60

3rd Term
Books: $731.09
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,246.00
Total: $2,261.09

4th Term
Books: $586.50
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,245.50

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1. Basic Skills Courses

8

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
and one of the following (2 Hours) 2
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
and one of the following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3

2. Institutional Credit

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3. Occupational Courses

44

COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
ALHS 1011 Structure/Function of Human Body 5
ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences 2
BUSN 1400 Word Processing Applications 4
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
BUSN 2190 Business Document Proofreading and Editing 3
BUSN 2340 Healthcare Administrative Procedures 4
BUSN 2370 Medical Office Billing/Coding/Insurance 3
MAST 1120 Human Diseases 3
and one of the following (4 Hours) 4
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
BUSN 2200 Office Accounting 4
Guided Electives 9

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