CSC Medical Office Administrative Assistant – Fast Track (221-285-89)

Program: Medical Office Administrative Assistant – Fast Track
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-285-89
Length: 27 Credits
Program Head: Cinda Schmitt

Purpose: This program is designed for persons seeking employment in medical office operations.

Occupational Objective: This program prepares students to be Medical Office Administrative Assistants.

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, graduates will possess the knowledge and skills to obtain a position in a medical office setting.

Admissions Requirements: Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the College. In addition, entry into the Medical Office Administrative Assistant program requires proficiency in reading and mathematics. Students who are not proficient will be advised to take developmental courses offered by the College.

In addition, students must complete the following courses as pre-requisites: MTH 2, AST 102, AST 141

Special Conditions: Technologies change rapidly, and courses more than 5 years old at time of graduation are evaluated for relevancy to the certificate.

Program Requirements: A minimum grade of a “C” must be earned on all AST, ITE, MDA courses.

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information: Please see www.pdc.edu/future-students/gainful-employment/ to access gainful employment information for this program.

Medical Office Administrative Assistant – Fast Track CSC (221-285-89)
sample schedule
Pre-requisites: MTE 2, AST 102, and AST 141
Fall Term
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications 3
AST 271 Medical Office Procedures 3
HLT 143 Medical Terminology I 3
MDA 208 Medical Coding (1st -8 weeks) 2
MDA 209 Medical Insurance(2nd -8 weeks) 2
MDA 207 Medical Law & Ethics(1st -8 weeks) 2
Total 15
Spring Term
HLT 144 Medical Terminology II 3
AST 234 Records and Database Mgt 3
AST 236 Specialized Software 3
HIM 195 E-Health Records (1st -8 weeks) 1
AST 195 Customer Service(2nd-8 weeks) 1
ACC 110 Computerized Accounting (1st -8 weeks-online) 1
Total 12
Total Minimum Credits 27