COURSE CODE: 6730

Medical Administration

SCED Code: 14153
Virginia Extended Description: 36
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FBLA
Non-Traditional?: M

Students wishing to gain employment in the healthcare field may take this course to learn how to use medical terminology and apply administrative procedures necessary to be productive employees in a healthcare environment. Students will learn how to manage office activities, enhance communication and employability skills, identify legal and ethical issues in healthcare practices, and manage financial activities. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Administrative Support
  • Executive Assistant
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Office Manager
  • Receptionist
  • Records Processing Assistant
Business Information Management
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Communications Equipment Operator
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Records Processing Assistant

Pathway Occupation
Support Services
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Communications Equipment Operator
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Records Processing Assistant

Pathway Occupation
Information Support and Services
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Communications Equipment Operator
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Records Processing Assistant

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