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.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will create mail merge documents including letters, envelopes, and data directories.
• Students will transcribe medical documents from dictated medical reports.
Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters
Cost of Program: Click Here.
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: A high school graduate or the equivalent (GED) is not necessary for application or admission, but must be received prior to the awarding of this certificate. College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
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.
|1. Occupational Courses (21 hours)|
|ALHS||1040||Introduction to Health Care||3|
|ALHS||1090||Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences||2|
|BUSN||2320||Medical Document Processing/Transcription||4|
|BUSN||2340||Medical Administrative Procedures||4|
|BUSN||2380||Medical Administrative Assistant Internship I||4|