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Medical Office Administration – Medical Office Receptionist Certificate

Credential: Certificate
Code: C25310R

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.

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 Credit
OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 3
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 2 2 3
–OR–
OST 141 Med Office Terms I 3 0 3
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 2 2 3
–OR–
OST 142 Med Office Terms II 3 0 3
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 3
OST 281 Emer Issues in Med Ofc 3 0 3
OST 286 Professional Development 3 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 17 2 18