2019-2020 Catalog

Medical Office Administration A.A.S.

A25310

The Medical Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative personnel in the areas of medical office, medical billing and coding, dental office, patient services, and medical documents.

Course work includes medical terminology, computer applications, medical office management, medical coding, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, oral and written communication, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of medical office positions in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other healthcare related organizations. Upon graduation, students may be eligible to sit for industry recognized certification exams.

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the skills necessary to be a successful administrative professional
  • Integrate computer applications to create professional documents, presentations, and spreadsheets
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of medical office computer systems
  • Recall medical terms related to basic systemic anatomy

General Education

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU

Communications

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
COM 120Intro Interpersonal Com

3

ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU

Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP

Major Courses

Core Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CIS 110Introduction to Computers

3

FA, SP, SU
OST 136Word Processing

3

FA, SP, SU
OST 141Med Office Terms I

3

FA
OST 142Med Office Terms II

3

SP
OST 148Med Ins & Billing

3

FA
OST 149Medical Legal Issues

3

SP
OST 164Office Editing

3

FA
OST 289Office Admin Capstone

3

SP

Subject Area Requirements

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
OST 243Med Office Simulation

3

SP
OST 247Procedure Coding

2

SP
OST 248Diagnostic Coding

2

SP
OST 286Professional Development

3

FA

Other Major Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 120Principles of Financial Accounting

4

FA, SP, SU
BIO 163Basic Anatomy & Physiology

5

FA, SP, SU
CTS 130Spreadsheet

3

FA, SP, SU
OST 130Comprehensive Keyboarding

3

FA
OST 184Records Management

3

SP

General Elective

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BUS 260Business Communication

3

SP
DBA 110Database Concepts

3

SP
MKT 223Customer Service

3

On Demand
OST 236Adv Word Processing

3

FA
OST 241Med Ofc Transcription I

2

SP
OST 249Med Coding Certification Prep

3

FA
WBL XXXWork-based Learning (up to 3 semester hours credit)

1-3

Total Credit Hours: 72