workforce development

Workforce Development

Occupations in the Field of Medicine, Healthcare and Executive Assistant

Roxbury Community College has partnered with Career Step, an online school offering career-focused education designed to help students quickly enter the workforce. Career Step is committed to providing the best online education experience by incorporating interactive learning tools such as hands-on practice, videos, games, forums, and chat rooms into its curriculum. Students also have one-on-one access to instructors who have years of experience actually working in the positions students are training for. After graduation, students have access to comprehensive graduate resources such as resume reviews, interview tips and tutorials, and new job opening notifications to help them successfully transition from education to employment.

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Medical Transcription Editor

Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription program helps students gain the specific skills needed to successfully begin a medical transcription career. Students learn medical terminology, anatomy, and healthcare documentation, among other topics, as well as developing and practicing their typing and listening skills on hundreds of authentic, employer-provided dictations from a variety of specialties. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive ten textbooks, a transcription foot pedal, a 15-month membership to AHDI, and a 15-month subscription to an online reference library.

Executive Assistant

Designed to help students gain the software and business skills needed to succeed in the modern office environment, the Executive Assistant program focuses on the Microsoft Office 2010 application suite and office management skills. Students learn to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint in addition to strengthening their typing skills and studying office procedures and communication. Upon graduation, students are prepared to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification, strengthening their resumes and proving their software skills to employers. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, students receive eleven textbooks and a business writing style guide.

Speak to a Career Advisor today to determine the best career program for you. 877-225-7151.

Enrollment for Online Courses through RCC is ongoing. Students are offered the flexibility to start these programs at a time convenient for them. Students who wish to take online courses should be motivated self-learners, self-directed, and familiar with using computers.

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