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Medical Administrative Specialist

NEXT CLASS BEGINS June 13, 2022 (Click Here for more information)


A Medical Administrative Specialist serves a key role in medical offices, clinics and hospitals. This multi-skilled practitioner is competent in medical records transcription and management, insurance verification, billing and collections, scheduling and processing, and fundamental office management tasks.


This course provides training in the knowledge of current healthcare practices and medical office functions, including medical terminology, preparation of medical documents, utilizing medical references and records management. Training includes the development of the student’s skills by learning software that is utilized in medical offices. Additionally, students will participate in simulated work-based learning experiences to prepare for employment in a medical office.


Course Number Course Title Length
OTA0040 Information Technology Assistant 150 hours
OTA0041 Front Desk Specialist 300 hours
OTA0631 Medical Office Technologist 300 hours
OTA0651 Medical Administrative Specialist 300 hours


Program Hours and Schedule

900 hours ǀ 9 months ǀ Hybrid*

Class   ǀ  Monday – Thursday, 5:00pm – 9:00pm (In Person)

Online  ǀ 14 hours per week


Enrollment: August, January and June


*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.



Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle Certification (3 of 5) ǀ Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)


Employment Opportunities

Claims Benefits Specialist ǀ Payment Processing Specialist ǀ Admissions Representative Specialist ǀ Health Care Coordinator ǀ Front Desk Specialist


College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.


Program Costs

FL Resident Tuition $2,940
Out of State Tuition $11,760
Fees $273
Books and Supplies $316
Industry Certification $115
FL Resident Total $3,646
Out of State Total $12,466


*Prices are subject to change without notice.


Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit https://studentaid.gov/ to apply.


Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.


Program Counselor/Advisor

Mary Barone, Certified School Counselor

[email protected]


For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.