This 60-credit Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree prepares graduates for a position as a health care administrative specialist. Graduates gain the knowledge and technical skills needed for medical office management. The degree includes a strong foundation in professional skills with coursework in college writing, ethics, intro to public speaking, human resources management, budget and financial management and supervisory leadership.
Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in a variety of health care settings in this high-growth field, including hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, government agencies, public health, home health agencies, long-term care facilities and dental offices. Health care support professionals use specific knowledge in medical terminology, as well as knowledge of hospital, clinic and laboratory procedures to support medical practices and medical practitioners, including physicians, physical therapists, dentists and other health care providers.
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Up to 60 credits in this degree are transferable to the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Business Administration online at Mayville (N.D.) State University.
A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.
|Course #||Course Name||Credit|
|ENGL 1111||College Writing I||3|
|PHIL 2210||Bioethical Issues in Contemporary Society||3|
|SPCH 1110||Intro to Public Speaking||3|
|ADMM 1120||Medical Office Procedures||3|
|ADMM 1125||US Healthcare Systems||3|
|ADMM 1140||Medical Billing/Insurance||3|
|ADMM 1145||CPT & HCPCS||3|
|ADMM 2200||Medical Language Applications||3|
|HPER 2200||CPR Healthcare Provider||1|
|MKTG 1108||Customer Relations Mgmt||3|
|MKTG 2220||Human Resource Management||3|
|SUPL 1104||Intro to Business||3|
|SUPL 1108||Lead & Facilitate Teams||3|
|SUPL 1110||Budget & Financial Management||3|
|SUPL 1120||Supervisory Leadership||3|
|CPTR 1105||Intro to Computers - Medical Applications||3|
|BIOL 1004||Intro to Anatomy & Physiology||3|
|General Education Electives||3|
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