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Medical Office Administration -
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.
The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
NC CIP: 51.0705
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2012
|Course||Course Title||HOURS PER WEEK|
|Class||Lab/ Shop||Clinical/ Co-op||Credit|
|OST 141||Med Terms I-Med Office||3||0||0||3|
|OST 149||Medical Legal Issues||3||0||0||3|
|OST 142||Med Terms II-Med Office||3||0||0||3|
|OST 148||Med Coding Billing & Insu||3||0||0||3|
|OST 243||Med Office Simulation||2||2||0||3|
Total Credit Hours: 15
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
Several Medical Office Administration courses are sequential or are offered only once a year. Students should consult their academic advisor to create a course plan if they enter the program in the spring or summer or are not able to follow the plan above.