Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Medical Language Specialist

Date: 01-OCT-14

Effective Term: Winter 2015
This certificate program prepares students for entry-level transcription employment in the office of a health agency, hospital, pharmaceutical organization, or private health practice. Communication, keyboarding, medical terminology, and software training skills are all part of this program. Many of the core courses apply to the Administrative Assistant AAS Degree program.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 32.00

BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology 4
BUS 109 Word I 1
BUS 121 Keyboarding II/Document Proces 3
BUS 160 Business Writing Skills 3
BUS 202 Keybrd III/Doc Format/Skillbld 3
BUS 222 Medical Transcription I 3
BUS 224 Medical Transcription II 3
BUS 242 Info Processing Software Appl 4
BUS 244 Automated Office Procedures 3
HCR 116 Medical Terminology 1
HCR 118 Cell Biology/Health Careers 2
HCR 140 Non-Clinical Pharmacology 2

  Minimum Total Credits: 32