This program provides essential training in business office procedures, customer service skills, business communications, keyboarding and document processing, proofreading and editing, business etiquette, problem solving, business writing, records and file management, and business computer skills. The administrative office student will receive specialized training in general office assisting and administrative support assisting, and will receive a certificate upon completion of this training. In addition, students will choose an elective in the following career areas: administrative assistant, accounting assistant, medical administrative assistant, legal administrative assistant, financial services assistant, or retail, hospitality and tourism professional and will receive a diploma upon completion of this training. Students who meet the requirements in academic and worker characteristic criterion will have the opportunity to work in the field with a practicum experience. The practicum experience is offered with our Administrative Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant and Legal Assistant Programs. Graduates will be skilled for an entry-level administrative career.
Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
740 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 5,200
Current job openings per year: 480