Medical Office Administration

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.

Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health-care related organizations.

Suggested Schedule for 2014-2015 (Updated Apr 12, 2014)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A25310

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
MED-116 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology 3 2 0 4
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
OST-131 Keyboarding 1 2 0 2
OST-148 Medical Coding Billing & Insurance 3 0 0 3
Total: 13
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
OST-136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
Total: 16
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 0 3-4
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 9-10
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-153 Human Resource Management 3 0 0 3
BUS-270 Professional Development 3 0 0 3
ENG-112 Writing/Research for the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
OST-164 Text Editing Applications 3 0 0 3
OST-247 Procedure Coding 1 2 0 2
OST-248 Diagnostic Coding 1 2 0 2
Total: 16
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
WBL-111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
OST-137 Office Software Applications 2 2 0 3
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
OST-243 Med Office Simulation 2 2 0 3
OST-281 Emer Issues in Med Ofc 3 0 0 3
Total: 13

Total Credit Hours: 67-68

Mathematics: Choose at least 3 Hours from the following courses:
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
or MAT-152 Statistical Methods 1 3 2 0 4
or MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 0 4
and MAT-171A Precalculus Algebra Lab 0 2 0 1
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Medical Office Administration - Diploma in Electronic Health Records D25310

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
MED-116 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology 3 2 0 4
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
OST-131 Keyboarding 1 2 0 2
OST-148 Medical Coding Billing & Insurance 3 0 0 3
Total: 15
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
OST-136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
OST-137 Office Software Applications 2 2 0 3
OST-281 Emer Issues in Med Ofc 3 0 0 3
Total: 15
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
OST-243 Med Office Simulation 2 2 0 3
OST-247 Procedure Coding 1 2 0 2
OST-248 Diagnostic Coding 1 2 0 2
Total: 13

Total Credit Hours: 43

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Certificate in Medical Office Administration C25310

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
OST-148 Medical Coding Billing & Insurance 3 0 0 3
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 12

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