Medical Administrative Specialist
Medical Administrative Specialist

Medical Administrative Specialist

The medical administrative specialist program offers a broad foundation
of knowledge and skills expanding the role of the medical secretary. Students will be prepared for employment as a Medical Administrative Specialist, Information Technology Assistant, Front Desk Specialist, and Medical Office Technologist. This program is competency based and it is eligible for articulated college credit.*

Program Mission

The mission of this program is to prepare students with the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain employment and to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed.

Program Content

  • Communication Skills
    Employability Skills and Portfolio
    Computer Literacy
    Document Preparation
    Medical Office Procedures
    Medical Terminology
    Medical Transcription
    Keyboarding and Speed Development
    Microsoft Office

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification

Gainful Employment Information

Medical Administrative Assistant Gainful Employment

Central Florida Wage Statistics

Average Entry Wage: $12.46 | Average Wage: $16.51
**Statistics are only a guide and should not be the sole factor in your career decision.

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity**

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Teacher Resources

Uniform Policy


Full Time:
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Part Time AM:
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am

Part Time PM:
Monday - Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Estimated program cost $3,670 in tuition plus lab, fees, certifications, and other fees.


Dona Powell

Program Number


Program Requirements


Program Commitment

1050 Hours

Occupational Completion Points

Information Technology Assistant - 150 hours
Front Desk Specialist - 300 hours
Medical Office Technologist - 300 hours
Medical Administrative Specialist - 300 hours
*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

Program Textbooks

On Your Own (DE Students Only)
(ISBN: 9780538448550)

Medical Terminology 7th Ed.
(ISBN: 9781455758302)

Medical Office Administration 3rd Ed
(ISBN: 9781416052999)

Microsoft Office 2016 Introductory
(ISBN: 9781305870031)

Filing Made Easy
(ISBN: 9780028138312)

The Simulated Administrative Medical Office
(ISBN: 9780323353939)

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