Medical Office Administration
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.
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Humanities/Fine Arts: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 283, DRA 111, DRA 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, PHI 210, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212 or REL 221.
Social/Behavioral Sciences: ANT 210, ANT 220, ANT 240, ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 110, POL 120, PSY 118, PSY 150, PSY 239, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225 or SOC 230.
|ENG 111||Writing and Inquiry||3||0||0||3|
|OST 164||Text Editing Applications||3||0||0||3|
|OST 184||Records Management||2||2||0||3|
|MED 121||Medical Terminology I||3||0||0||3|
|OST 134||Text Entry and Formatting||2||2||0||3|
|OST 137||Office Software Appl||2||2||0||3|
|MAT 110||Math Measurement||2||2||0||3|
|MED 122||Medical Terminology II||3||0||0||3|
|OST 148||Med Coding, Bill and Ins||3||0||0||3|
|MED 134||Medical Transcription||2||2||0||3|
|OST 136||Word Processing||2||2||0||3|
|OST 181||Intro to Office Systems||2||2||0||3|
|OST 243||Med Office Simulation||2||2||0||3|
|OST 149||Medical Legal Issues||3||0||0||3|
|OST 289||Admin Office Mgmt||2||2||0||3|
- Demonstrate competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other software programs.
- Demonstrate competency in written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrate professional skills, behaviors, and conduct commensurate with industry expectations.
- Demonstrate speed and accuracy in creating letters, memos, tables, reports, and other documents required in a medical office setting.
- Demonstrate the ability to complete a variety of tasks in a medical office including front end/back end skills, transcription, voice recognition, and EHR/EMR systems.
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$15.33 average salary per hour.
$31,890 average salary per year.
Sources for salary information obtained from O*NET. Salaries may vary for reasons including but not limited to years of experience, place of employment, and specific occupations within each industry.