Medical Scribe Specialist Certificate

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Minimum Requirements for Medical Scribe Specialist Certificate: 32 credits

Students must earn a C- or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Certificate Requirements
Complete the certificate requirements.9
As part of the certificate requirements, complete the following:
Writing Across Contexts
Business Communications
Mathematics in Health Care
Human Relations
Human Behavior in Health Care 1
Medical Scribe Specialist Program Requirements
Complete the following:
ABUS F102AKeyboard Mastery I1
ABUS F102BKeyboard Mastery II1
HLTH F100Medical Terminology3
HLTH F110Professional Skills for the Workplace2
HLTH F114Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology4
HLTH F118Medical Law and Ethics2
HLTH F122First Aid and CPR for the Health Care Provider0
HLTH F124Introduction to Medical Scribe Specialist2
HLTH F236Outpatient Health Care Reimbursement3
HLTH F260Medical Scribe Specialist Practicum2
MA F247Introduction to Pharmacology3
Total Credits32

Or other approved human relations courses.

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Admission Requirements

Complete the following admission requirements:

  • High school graduation or GED; ALEKS Placement:  HLTH F116; Accuplacer Placement: WRTG F110; or permission of instructor. 
  • Documentation of the following immunizations: two varicella, two MMR, three Hep B, and two-step PPD within previous 12 months or titers to prove immunity to above diseases.
  • Be at least 18 years old by the first day of the semester in which you are admitted.
  • Complete the UAF application process. 
  • Complete FAFSA for financial aid, if needed.
  • These will be verified by the director of allied health programs.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes are measurable statements that describe knowledge or skills achieved by students upon completion of the program.

Students graduating from this program will be able to:

  • 100% of the skills (competencies) will be taught, assessed and evaluated by the instructors
  • Pass 100% of the competencies with an 85% or above
  • Possess the skills and knowledge to gain employment in a clinical setting
  • Sit for and pass the National Certification Examination for Medical Scribe Specialist