Feb 07, 2023  
2022-23 Academic Catalog 
2022-23 Academic Catalog

Office Administrative Assistant Professional - OAAP.AS

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Office administrative assistants are seen as part of the management team and ensure the efficient operations in an office or a healthcare facility. Responsibilities interacting with customers or patients, managing calendars, preparing reports, and training support staff. Students customize their program for an administrative office or medical career path. Courses in this program include keyboarding, office procedures, general business, Microsoft Office, health information technology, and “soft skills” for career readiness.

Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Science in Office Information Technologies will be awarded.

Program Goals

At the completion of the program graduates will:

  1. Operate various software application tools properly.
  2. Evaluate projects and determine appropriate tools to use.
  3. Demonstrate professionalism and interpersonal skills in workplace situations.

(OAAP.AS) Curriculum

Total: 16-17 credits

Select one:

Total: 15 credits

Total: 14-16 credits

Total: 15 credits

Total (OAAP.AS) Curriculum Program Credits: 60-63


  1. OAAP elective choose 1 from the appropriate career track (2 total): 
Office Administrative Assistant Career Path

Medical Administrative Assistant Career Path

ACC-101  - Accounting 1 HIT-110  - Health Office Basics

BUS-105  - Introduction to Personal Finance

HIT-125  - Health Information Management
BUS-148  - Entrepreneurship HIT-130  - Electronic Health Records
BUS-151  - Federal Income Tax Preparation HIT-155  - Health Claims and Insurance
CMP-124  - PowerPoint Applications HIT-255  - Laws and Ethics in Healthcare
LAW-214  - Business Law Essentials
MGT-101  - Principles of Management 
MGT-220  - Human Resource Management (Prereq: MGT-101)
MGT-230  - Business Ethics (Prereq: MGT-101)
MGT-240  - Leadership (Prereq: MGT-101)
MGT-260  - Organizational Behavior (Prereq: MGT-101)
MKT-101  - Principles of Marketing

2. Students are required to earn a minimum of 60 credits.

Program Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
Eileen Cusick Professor 02/228 413-755-5702 cusick@stcc.edu
Reneé Tetrault Professor 02/224 413-755-4099 rgtetrault@stcc.edu
Ann Gervais Professor/Department Chair 02/232 413-755-5705 apgervais@stcc.edu


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