Medical Office Assistant Certificate of Completion


Montgomery County Community College offers a 19-credit, two-semester Certificate of Completion Medical Office Assistant Program. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared with the education and skills necessary to complete the National Center for Competency Testing’s (NCCT) examination, which leads to the Medical Office Assistant credential.

Career Pathway

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the graduate will be able to:

  • Perform a wide range of administrative office procedures to complete operational, insurance, managed care and financial functions in the medical office setting;
  • Manage all aspects of the electronic health record, including but not limited to operational, insurance, managed care and financial functions; and
  • Use critical thinking skills to evaluate the impact of the legal and ethical issues on health care practices in the medical office environment.

Admissions Guidelines

Complete the College placement tests in English, mathematics, and reading and place above the developmental level in English and reading and at or above MAT 011.


First Semester

HCP 224 Medical Terminology 3
HCP 225 Health Insurance and Professional Billing 3
CIS 110
(9 Credit Hours)
Computer Information Systems for Management 3

Second Semester

HCP 114 Medical Law and Ethics for Health Care Professionals 3
HCP 228 Electronic Health Records Management 3
HCP 116
(10 Credit Hours)
Medical Business Practices 4


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