Medical Office Assistant: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Medical Office Assistant: Certificate

Answer the call for a great career.

Get the skills you need to land an in-demand position as a medical office assistant.

Program Description


The health care industry is growing at an unprecedented rate. Trained medical office administrators are needed to help manage this booming industry.

Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Medical Office Assistant program gives graduates the general medical and administrative skills needed for a job in health care administrative support.  The Medical Office Assistant Certificate program prepares students for the new and rapidly changing technology in today’s modern medical office.

Students can upgrade their skills in keyboarding, communication, receptionist tasks, billing procedures, office automation, basic bookkeeping, medical law and ethics, medical terminology, medical transcription and word processing.

Accreditation & Accolades

Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts

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A great option for current employees to upgrade skills.
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Program approved by an advisory committee of professionals.
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Gain cross-functional skills to prepare you for today’s multitasking demands.

What People Are Saying

“As a TCL graduate, I can vouch for the program first-hand. The Medical Office Assistant program will give you a strong foundation for a great career.”

Latesha McComas Instructor

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

You can complete this 28-credit-hour certificate program in as little as two full-time semesters.

28 credits x $170 per credit = $4,760. Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.
*Based on Fall 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.

Career & Education Opportunities:

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    The Medical Office Assistant program prepares you for immediate employment in a hospital, doctor’s office or other healthcare facility. In addition, the certificate program is a great refresher for those returning to the field or who need to upgrade and modernize their skills.

    Is this program for you?

    Medical Office Assistant is a great career field for anyone but particularly for those who:

    • are well organized and detail oriented.
    • are comfortable working in a medical environment.
    • have good time management skills.
    • excel at written and verbal communication.

    Other Resources

    Gainful Employment: Learn more about the Medical Office Assistant Certificate.

    Program Dean

    Latesha McComas

    Administrative Office Tech Instructor/Business Technologies


    Latesha McComas

    Administrative Office Tech Instructor/Business Technologies

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