This certificate program prepares students for medical office positions in hospitals, clinics, and physician offices. Emphasis is on learning medical terminology, working with electronic health records, using current web tools and application programs, and developing communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. The program provides training for students seeking entry-level positions and those who are upgrading existing skills.

(Major Code 5310; CIP Code 51.0710)

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Certificate Requirements

Fall Semester

BOT 105Business Document Preparation*3
BOT 130Business Office Procedures3
BOT 141Electronic Health Records Applications3
CSS 128PC Applications: MS Office3
HC 130Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions3
Total Hours15

Spring Semester

BOT 170Introduction to Medical Coding and Billing*3
BOT 260Desktop Publishing for the Office: Publisher*3
CSS 118Groupware: Outlook*1
CSS 121Introduction to Project Management*1
CSS 228PC Applications II: MS Office*3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
MIRM 142Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare3
Total Hours17

Total Program Hours: 32


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