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Medical Office Administration – Certificate

Credential: Certificate
Code: C25310

The Medical Office Administration 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.

This program leads to a certificate. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.

To qualify for admission into this program, the applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Curriculum

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
OST 148 Med Coding Billing & Insu 3 0 0 3
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
   -OR-
OST 141 Med Terms I-Med Office 3 0 0 3
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
-OR-
OST 142 Med Terms II-Med Office 3 0 0 3
OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
OST 164 Text Editing Applications 3 0 0 3
OST 243 Med Office Simulation 2 2 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 16 4 0 18