Medical Office Professional

Medical Office Professional – Online Program

(Occupational Certificate – 1 year)

The online Medical Office Professional program prepares students to perform secretarial duties that support healthcare staff such as scheduling appointments, billing patients, compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence, to name a few. Other reported job titles include Admissions Coordinator, Billing Coordinator, Health Unit Coordinator, Medical Office Specialist, Medical Secretary, Patient Coordinator, Physician Office Specialist, Unit Secretary, Unit Support Representative, and Ward Clerk. Medical Office Professionals are employed in hospitals, physician offices, clinics, and nursing facilities – essentially anywhere that provides healthcare services to patients.

First Semester Credits
ORI 100 Freshman Orientation 1
HIT 110 Introduction to Health Information Management 4
ENG 101/105 English 3
BIO 105 Anatomy & Physiology 4
Total First Semester Credits 12
Second Semester
BUS 116 Medical Terminology 4
HIT 108 Medical Office Procedures 2
HIT 109 Health Care Data Structure (1st 8 weeks) 2
CIT 161 Fundamentals of Computer Applications 4
Total Second Semester Credits 12
Total Credits: 24

Students in online classes must have a computer system, Internet access, word processing program, and email accessibility as these are the tools necessary to be successful in an online course. Inaccessibility or computer system failures will not be an acceptable excuse for incomplete or late work.

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