This 36-credit diploma prepares graduates for a position in health care administrative support to assist with medical office management. Coursework concentrates on administrative skills such as patient scheduling, medical record maintenance, patient billing and medical office management, as well as a strong emphasis in medical terminology.
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 offices.
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Up to 27 credits in this diploma program can be applied to the 60-credit Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Health Care Administrative Specialist.
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|
|ADMM 1120||Medical Office Procedures||3.00|
|ADMM 1125||US Healthcare Systems||3.00|
|ADMM 1140||Medical Billing/Insurance||3.00|
|ADMM 1145||CPT & HCPCS||3.00|
|ADMM 2200||Medical Language Applications||3.00|
|ADMS 1100||Keyboarding I||3.00|
|ADMS 1102||Keyboarding II||3.00|
|ADMS 1116||Business Communications||3.00|
|MKTG 1108||Customer Relations Mgmt||3.00|
|SUPL 1108||Lead & Facilitate Teams||3.00|
|BIOL 1004||Intro to Anatomy & Physiology||3.00|
|CPTR 1105||Intro to Computers - Medical Applications||3.00|
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