Computer Information System Medical Administrative Assistant (CISMAA)

Become an integral member of the medical team while qualifying for a variety of Microsoft Office Suite certifications.  As the Medical Administrative Assistant, you will use your new computer skills to help patients to make appointments, fill out insurance claims, track procedures and medications, verify tests and design/revise billing procedures in a simulated office setting.   An exciting career in the medical field awaits you upon completion of this program.  

 

Course available: Grades 11 - 12

Course length: 2 years

Credits: Up to 4 CTE credits a year

Available high school credits: 1.0 English

PROGRAM CONTENT

UNITS of STUDY: 

  • Receptionist, Copying, Filing, Mailings, & other Office Procedures
  • Keyboarding and Data Entry
  • Microsoft Office-Suite
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Business Simulations
  • Retail, Marketing and Business Planning
  • Inventory Control

COLLEGE CREDITS AND CERTIFICATONS

Upon successful completion of this program, students may receive college credits pending entrance procedures established.  Students may also receive an industry certification pending successful completion of an approved industry certification exam.  All students completing this program and passing the appropriate industry certification exam will receive and endorsed high school diploma.  Please see below for college credits and industry certifications available. 

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant,
  • Microsoft Office Specialist

 ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS:

  • Westchester community College (3 Credits)
  • Sullivan Community College (6 Credits)

CAREER PATH AND OPPORTUNITIES

Students who successfully complete the program may seek employment or continue their studies in any of the following areas:

  • Office Assistant
  • File / Copy Clerk
  • General Office Clerk
  • Medical Office Assistant/ Receptionist
  • Receptionist
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Secretary

INSIDE THE CLASSROOM