A.A.S. Degree in Medical Office Administration (A25310)

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.

Suggested Sequence of Courses
FALL SEMESTER 1
ACA 115--Success and Study Skills
*CIS 111--Basic PC Literacy
ENG 111--Expository Writing
MED 121--Med Terms I - Med Office
OST 131--Keyboarding
OST 149--Medical Legal Issues
OST 286--Professional Development
SPRING SEMESTER 1
MED 122--Med Terms II - Med Office
OST 136--Word Processing
OST 148--Med Coding Billing & Insurance
OST 164--Text Editing Applications
Behavioral/Social Science Elective
SUMMER SEMESTER 1
**ENG 115--Oral Communications
MAT 115--Mathematical Models
FALL SEMESTER 2
BUS 121--Business Math
OST 184--Records Management
OST 236--Advanced Word / Information Processing
OST 241--Medical Office Transcription I
Humanities / Fine Arts Elective
Major Elective Hours
SPRING SEMESTER 2
BUS 260--Business Communication
OST 242--Medical Office Transcription II
OST 243--Medical Office Simulation
OST 289--Office Systems Management
Major Elective Hours
*May be substituted by CIS 110--Introduction to Computers
**May be substituted by COM 231--Public Speaking