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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. 

Upon graduation from the Medical Office Administration Associates Degree program, students (at their own discretion and expense) may be eligible to sit for a medical coding certification exam through American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).


Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2015-2016 (Updated Mar 16, 2015)

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
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
MED-114 Professional Interaction in Health Care 1 0 0 1
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: 16
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
MED-116 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology 3 2 0 4
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
MED-130 Administrative Office Procedures I 1 2 0 2
MED-183 Electronic Medical Records I 3 2 3 5
OST-136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
Total: 17
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BIO-111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
or MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
ENG-112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 9-10
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
MED-131 Administrative Office Procedures II 1 2 0 2
MED-272 Drug Therapy 3 0 0 3
OST-164 Text Editing Applications 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: 15
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
MED-230 Administrative Office Procedures III 1 2 0 2
OST-249 CPC Certification 3 2 0 4
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
WBL-111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
Total: 13

Total Credit Hours: 70-71

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-114 Professional Interaction in Health Care 1 0 0 1
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
OST-148 Medical Coding Billing & Insurance 3 0 0 3
Total: 10
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
MED-130 Administrative Office Procedures I 1 2 0 2
Total: 5
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 3

Total Credit Hours: 18

Diploma in Medical Office Administration D25310

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
MED-114 Professional Interaction in Health Care 1 0 0 1
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
MED-116 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology 3 2 0 4
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
MED-130 Administrative Office Procedures I 1 2 0 2
MED-183 Electronic Medical Records I 3 2 3 5
OST-136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
Total: 17
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 3
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
MED-131 Administrative Office Procedures II 1 2 0 2
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: 12

Total Credit Hours: 47