Medical Office Specialist
The Medical Office Specialist Certificate includes the coursework from the Medical Insurance Certificate plus additional courses that prepares the student to secure entry-level employment as a medical office specialist. With coursework in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, health data content and systems, computer technology, disease, beginning coding and HIPAA, students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to begin a successful office career in the health services field.
Employment may range from a single physician office to a large hospital organization.
Job descriptions may include maintaining medical records and accounts, word processing,
basic accounting, scheduling, professional communications, and general operations
of a health care facility.
AH 111 Medical Terminology I
CIS 120 Computer Concepts
WR 121 Academic Composition
HIT 103 Health Info Systems/Procedures
HIT 180 HIPAA Management
BI 231 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
AH 112 Medical Terminology II
HIT 104 Health Data Content/Structure
MTH 031 Health Care Math
BI 232 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Choose one of the following:
SP 218 Interpersonal Communication
or BA 285 Business Human Relations*
or PSY 101 Applied Psychology*
*May not be offered winter term. Please check course schedule.
HIT 131A Document Mgmt/Technology
HIT 182 Intro to Medical Coding
HIT 184 Adv Pathophysiology
BI 233 Human Anatomy & Physiology III