Unit Secretary, TCC

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Unit Secretary Technical Certificate of Credit provides training in medical terminology, keyboarding, computer usage, and English skills. Students learn to function in the center of the communication hub found in a hospital unit. Desirable traits of a unit secretary include strong communication skills, flexibility, professionalism, and responsibility.

Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters

Locations offered:

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • 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.

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 Admissions 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: Unit Secretary, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 21 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.

1st Term
Books: $474.91
Fees: $353.00
Tuition: $801.00
Total: $1,628.91

2nd Term
Books: $436.47
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $1,828.47

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Occupational Courses


ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care 3
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
BUSN 2340 Medical Admin Procedures 4
BUSN 2380 Med Admin Assistant Intern I 4
BUSN 2320 Med DocProcess/Transcription 4
and one of the following (2 Hours) 2
BUSN 2300 Medical Terminology 2
ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences 2

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