The Medical Office Assistant program offers entry-level office-related skills for students who prefer to begin a career quickly in a medical office. Students acquire basic English, computer, word processing, telephone and interpersonal skills as well as medical terminology.
Note: The courses in this program may be applied toward an Office Technology certificate or an associate of applied science degree.
Career and Educational Opportunities
Graduates are employed in physicians’ offices and health organizations as medical office receptionists or medical office assistants. The New Mexico Department of Labor indicates that offices and clinics of medical doctors is one industry subsector with the largest projected number of jobs in Albuquerque.