Medical Office Administrative Assistant—Fast Track (221-285-85)

Award:Certificate in Career Studies
Length: 27 Credits
Lead Faculty/Program Head: Cinda Schmitt

Purpose: To complete a Career Studies Certificate in medical office operations.

Admission Requirements

Students must been the general admission requirements established by the College. In addition to the admissions requirements established by the College, entry into the Career Studies Certificate in Medical Office Administrative Assistant requires proficiency in reading and Mathematics. Students with deficiencies will be advised to take developmental courses offered by the College.

Course Schedule

Pre-req. – MTH 2, AST 102, AST 141

COURSE
1ST SEMESTER 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
2ND SEMESTER 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