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Medical Office Administration -
Medical Transcription

Curriculum Description

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.

Diploma
NEW 2012

D25310MT
NC CIP: 51.0705
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
OST 130 Comprehensive Keyboarding NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
OST 141 Med Terms I-Med Office NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
OST 134 Text Entry & Formatting 2 2 0 3
OST 142 Med Terms II-Med Office 3 0 0 3
OST 164 Text Editing Applications 3 0 0 3
OST 241 Med Ofc Transcription I 1 2 0 2
OST 281 Emerg Issues in Med Ofc NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 14

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
OST 148 Med Coding Billing & Insu NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
OST 242 Med Ofc Transcription II NEW 2012 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
OST 243 Med Office Simulation 2 2 0 3
OST 244 Med Document Production 1 2 0 2
___ ___ MOA Elective ** ** ** 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 110
OR
Introduction to Communication Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 11

Total Credit Hours: 45

Legend

  • : 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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

MOA Elective - Select 3 hours - COE 111, MED 116, MED 270, OST 135, OST 136, OST 137, OST 162, OST 247, OST 248, or OST 286

General Education Courses 

Written Communication:

COM 110, COM 120, ENG 111

Oral Communication:

ENG 115

Technology:

CIS 110

D25310MT