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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Office Administration / Health Service, A.A.S. (Cumberland)


This program prepares students to
become integral parts of the administrative
support team found in today’s complex
medical and dental office environments.
This program provides students with
a strong background in general and
business education, computer hardware
and software operations, and integrating
technology with the multiple tasks of an
office environment.
Courses in this program concentrate on
interpersonal skills, working as a member

of a team, communications skills, decision-
making, effectively managing priorities and

managing administrative tasks.

Program Goals
Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:
·Describe the practices associated with health service office administration
·Analyze and apply contemporary knowledge and skill sets to perform diverse
administrative responsibilities in health and human services environments.
·Demonstrate business communication skills.
·Employ information literacy skills through the effective use of technology and
information resources to accomplish project goals.

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate

AAS programs are designed for students
who want to enter a career directly after
graduating but those who change their
plans find that most of their CCC credits
transfer to four-year colleges.
Students are encouraged to visit the
NJ transfer website: for
transfer course equivalencies.
The latest technology and learning tools
support your education for a wide range of
employment opportunities.


Career Opportunities
​Entry-level management position in medical or dental practice.​

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.