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Medical Office Administration Degree

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.

A25310
Day/Evening/Online/Full-Time

Fall Semester 1

Course Credits
MED-121 - Medical Terminology I 3
OST-130 - Comprehensive Keyboarding 3
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ACA-111 - College Student Success 1
-OR- ACA-122 - College Transfer Success 1
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 3
Total Credit Hours 10/10

Spring Semester 1

Course Credits
MED-122 - Medical Terminology II 3
OST-136 - Word Processing 3
OST-148 - Medical Insurance and Billing 3
OST-164 - Office Editing 3
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3
BUS-151 - People Skills 3
Total Credit Hours 18

Fall Semester 2

Course Credits
OST-149 - Medical Legal Issues 3
OST-247 - Procedure Coding 3
-OR- OST-280 - Electronic Health Records 3
ACC-115 - College Accounting 4
BUS-260 - Business Communication 3
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3
-OR- PHI-240 - Introduction to Ethics 3
Total Credit Hours 16/16

Spring Semester 2

Course Credits
OST-243 - Med Office Simulation 3
OST-289 - Office Administration Capstone 3
ACC-149 - Introduction to Accounting Spreadsheets 2
MAT-110 - Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
ENG-112 - Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
OST-184 - Records Management 3
-OR- OST-248 - Diagnostic Coding 3
Total Credit Hours 17/17

Must take one of these two groups

Group 1

Course Credits
OST-184 - Records Management 3
OST-280 - Electronic Health Records 3
Total Credit Hours 6

Group 2

Course Credits
OST-247 - Procedure Coding 3
OST-248 - Diagnostic Coding 3
Total Credit Hours 6