Business Office Systems and Support (BOSS), Medical Office Support, Enhanced Skills Certificate

Program Information

Now more than ever, administrative assistants play an integral role in the success of an organization. They are highly valued, collaborative team members with a wide range of skills that enable them to work in a variety of industries. In the Business Office Systems and Support (BOSS) program, our students develop competencies in office procedures, software applications, accounting skills, organizational skills, office management, and project management, as well as in the essential workplace soft skills employers demand.

The San Jacinto College Business Office Systems and Support (BOSS) program:

  • Provides graduates with the skills, knowledge, and training that will enable them to be successful in a business office environment;
  • Offers courses in the latest office techniques, current technology, accounting terminology, financial document preparation, filing procedures, oral and written communication skills, and business forms preparation; and
  • Ensures that students will be able to manage a variety of administrative duties such as planning meetings, scheduling appointments, preparing reports, greeting visitors, and assuming responsibilities including organizing an office and resolving relational problems with people inside and outside the organization.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the San Jacinto College BOSS program are employed in:

  • Schools,
  • Hospitals,
  • Corporate settings, and 
  • Government agencies.

Graduate opportunities may also extend beyond this program with certification from the International Association of Administrative Professionals as a Certified Administrative Professional (CAP). Certification in this field usually leads to a higher salary.

Earning Potential

Executive Administrative Assistant - $63,451 per year1

For more information, students may contact Central campus, 281-476-1836;  North campus, 281-998-6150, x7242; or South campus, 281-929-4603.

Campuses

Central Campus
North Campus
South Campus

Information

Now more than ever, administrative assistants play an integral role in the success of an organization. They are highly valued, collaborative team members with a wide range of skills that enable them to work in a variety of industries. In the Business Office Systems and Support (BOSS) program, students develop competencies in office procedures, software applications, accounting skills, organizational skills, office management, and project management, as well as in the essential workplace soft skills employers demand.

Completion of the Office Assistant Occupational Certificate is the first step to take toward achieving your goal of having a fulfilling and challenging career in this field. Keyboarding proficiency is recommended for all the certificates as well as the degree in this program.

Enhanced Skills Certificate

The College designed the Medical Office Support Enhanced Skills Certificate for students who have completed the Executive Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. This certificate will prepare students for entry-level positions in medical office administrative/billing positions.

Plan of Study

All Campuses
EBOTM

Students may see the Executive Administrative Assistant, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) page for more information.

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
HPRS 2302 Medical Terminology for Allied Health 3
MRMT 1307 Medical Transcription I 3
POFM 1327/MDCA 1343 Medical Insurance 3
POFM 1317 Medical Administrative Support 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits12

Capstone Experience: POFM 1317 Medical Administrative Support