About the College of Westchester
Since 1915, The College of Westchester (CW) has focused on the career success of its students. CW's academic programs are carefully designed to provide the skills and competencies most desired by employers. Our campus environment is highly personal and our culture centers on service to students. CW faculty is selected based on experience, credentials and a caring attitude to bring real-world knowledge to the classroom. The College's technologies and web-enhanced learning tools give students anywhere, anytime connectivity to courses, professors, classmates and services. The College of Westchester offers an exceptional experience that can lead to a lifetime of achievement and success.
Medical Office Specialist-Certificate
The Medical Office Specialist Certificate is designed to provide students with the administrative skills they will need to pursue non-clinical careers in the Healthcare Industry. A strong focus of the program is placed on administrative practice management applications as well as on medical billing and coding. Upon graduation, students can be qualified to seek entry-level employment as a medical administrative assistant in a variety of healthcare settings, including but not limited to medical practices, hospitals, and healthcare consulting companies Credits are transferable to the associate degree program, Health Information Management.
Medical Assistant Management - Associate
The Associate in Applied Science Degree program in Medical Assistant Management will provide students with the specific skills needed to seek careers as professionals in a medical or health services setting. Graduates of the program will have acquired the requisite skills to become employed in organizations ranging from hospitals to ambulatory care facilities. Because the program combines both administrative and clinical skills, the types of positions for which these graduates can qualify include medical administrative assistant and clinical medical assistant. Job duties may include but not limited to performing EKG, phlebotomy, vital signs and medical administration. Credits can be transferred to the bachelor’s program.
- White Plains, NY
Accreditation and Disclosure
The College of Westchester is accredited by:
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U. S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Authorized by the New York State Board of Regents to confer:
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S), and the Associate in Occupational Studies Degree (A.O.S).
All programs offered are registered by the New York State Education Department.