Sauk Valley Community College

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(B83) Office and Administrative Services: Medical Office

College Catalog - B83

Program Description

(B83) Certificate

The medical office certificate program is designed to assist students in becoming familiar with terminology, forms, and procedures used in medical offices. Upon completion of this program, students should be able to secure entry-level employment as a medical office employee.

Work and Employment

Medical assistants transcribe dictation, prepare correspondence and assist physicians or medical scientists with reports and articles.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354;
Mary Ann Hurd, Assistant Professor of Office and Administrative Services, 815/835-6202.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates and estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 24 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition and Fees $2,622.00 $7,014.00 $7,638.00
Course Fees $220.00 $220.00 $220.00
Room and Board $6,750.00 $6,750.00 $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,191.84 $1,191.84 $1,191.84
Total $10,783.84 $15,175.84 $15,799.84