Office Adminstration - Medical (312)
Associate in Applied Science Degree
This program is designed to prepare students for interesting and challenging positions in hospitals, clinics, and private physicians’ practices. Students are given a background in business subjects, medical terminology, and human physiology with an emphasis on skill training in keyboarding, computer use, application software, and medical office procedures. Students are also introduced to coding and insurance billing. A graduate of this program seeks employment as a Medical Receptionist, Medical Biller, Administrative Medical Assistant, or Medical Records Manager.
In addition, students can earn a Medical Coding Specialist Certificate by meeting the requirements for a second major. A minimum of nine additional credits must be approved in advance by the Dean of Business.
NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring. The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.
Prerequisites/Corequisites – Some courses require another course be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.