Mar 07, 2021  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Administrative Medical Assistant, Letter of Recognition

Total Credit Hours: 8 credit hours after completion of prerequisites or equivalent.

Purpose: This short, three-course sequence is designed for persons who wish to prepare themselves for the administrative role in the medical office. Upon completion of this course of study, students will demonstrate ability in:

  • Filing medical insurance claims and writing accurate appeals.
  • Applying the principles of basic medical law to the daily operations of the medical office.
  • Applying office management principles to the daily operation of the office.
  • Managing the front office in a medical setting: preparing professional documents and patient scheduling.

Range of Occupations

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center at

Special Conditions

Financial Aid: This program has not been approved or is pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education federal aid program eligibility. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs contact Financial Aid.

Entrance/Admission Requirements

Entrance Requirements

  1. Eligibility for ENG 111 .
  2. MDA 113  (Medical Terminology).

Degree/Award Requirements

Degree Requirements

Completion of the required courses with a grade of C or better.

Award Requirements

Students apply to the Records and Registration office for the letter of recognition after they complete the program requirements.

Related Educational Opportunities

Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings

Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.