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Medical Administrative Specialist

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as Medical Administrative Specialists. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the Medical Secretary. The content includes the use of technology to develop communication skills, higher level thinking skills, and decision making skills; medical terminology; the performance of office procedures specific to the medical environment; transcription of medical documents from machine dictation; the production of quality work in an efficient manner using advanced features of business software applications; research of job opportunities; and the production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.


This occupation has an average wage of $12.99 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.

Medical Administrative Specialist:

Course # OCP Course Title Hours
OTA0040 A Information Technology Assistant 150
OTA0041 B Front Desk Specialist 300
OTA0631 C Medical Office Technologist 300
OTA0651 D Medical Administrative Specialist 300
TOTAL HOURS 1050
Traviss Technical College
3225 Winter Lake Road
Class Times

Monday-Friday
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM