Skip to main content

Medical Office Administration

A QUICK INTRO

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.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

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.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

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. Students can complete the courses required for this degree as online courses.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

For more information about this field, including salary and career pathways, check out this link on our Career Coach assessment tool.

 

COURSE INFORMATION

Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.

 

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3
OST 136 Word Processing 3
OST 164 Text Editing Applications 3
Choose one of the following:  
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
SOC 210 Intro to Sociology 3
    Totals 13

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

ENG 111  Writing & Inquiry 3
MKT 223 Customer Service 3
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues 3
OST 184 Records Management 3
Choose one of the following:  
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement & Literacy 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 4
    Totals 15-16

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 

MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3
Choose one of the following:  
OST 131 Keyboarding 2
WBL 111 Work-based Learning 2
    Totals 8

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

CTS 130 Spreadsheet 3
BUS 260 Business Communications 3
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
OST 148 Medical Insurance & Billing 3
OST 286 Professional Development 3
    Totals 15

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

BUS 125 Personal Finance 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3
OST 288 Medical Office Administration Capstone 3
OST 289 Office Administration Capstone 3
Choose one of the following:
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3
HUM 230 Leadership Development 3
    Totals 15

Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.

 

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3
OST 131 Keyboarding 2
OST 136 Word Processing 3
OST 164 Text Editing Applications 3
    Totals 12

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

BUS 260 Business Communications 3
ENG 111  Writing & Inquiry 3
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues 3
Choose one of the following:  
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement & Literacy 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 4
    Totals 12-13

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

BUS 125 Personal Finance 3
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3
MKT 223 Customer Service 3
OST 148 Medical Insurance & Billing 3
    Totals 15
*
Office Administration and Medical Office Administration Program Coordinator/Instructor

If you are using assistive technology and cannot access this information, please contact the webmaster to request an alternative format.