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Medical Office Assistant

Program begins August 27th.

We will assist students in filing for financial aid and filling out the FAFSA. Applicants will need reliable transportation and be able to pass a drug screen.

Program is 24 credits with 12 credit hours per semester making students eligible for full time status. Classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays with occasional class times on Wednesday.

Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA and will have access to an embedded tutor within their college classes. In addition to the certificate in Electricity, students will receive their OSHA 30 certification.


The cohort is three parts:

  1. Digital literacy, preparation for the Career Readiness Certificate, and basic skill development,
  2. college courses, and
  3. the capstone and MOS certificate.

List of classes required for completion:


Fall Semester
AST 101 – Keyboarding – 3 credits
AST 107 – Editing/Proofreading Skills – 3 credits
AST 232 – Microcomputer Office Applications – 3 credits
HIM 111 – Medical Terminology – 3 credits

Spring Semester
AST 243 – Office Administration I – 3 credits
HIM 113 – Medical Terminology and Disease Processes I – 3 credits
HIM 233 – Electronic Health Records – 3 credits
AST 141 – Word Processing I – Word – 3 credits

Total: 24 credit hours

       INFORMATION: NRCC Adult Education (540) 674-3682 or toll free, (866) 462-6722, extension 3682.

NRCC Middle College link
NRCC Virtual High School link
NRCC On Ramp program link
NRCC Great Expectations link
New River Community College | Adult Education Program | 229 Edwards Hall | Mailing address: 5251 College Drive, Dublin, VA 24084