Medical Office Administration – Medical Office Coding Certificate
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.
|Course Prefix, No.||Title||Class||Lab||Credit|
|MED 121||Medical Terminology I||3||0||3|
|OST 141||Med Office Terms I||3||0||3|
|OST 148||Med Ins & Billing||3||0||3|
|OST 247||Procedure Coding||2||2||3|
|OST 248||Diagnostic Coding||2||2||3|
|OST 249||Med Coding Certification Prep||2||3||3|
|Total Hours Per Week||12||7||15|