Diploma — Healthcare Administrative Support

This 40 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.

Employment

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.

 

Next Steps

All 40 credits of this diploma program can be applied to the 60 credit Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Healthcare Administrative Leadership.

College Readiness

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.

Degree Requirements

Course #Course NameCredit
ADMM 1120Medical Office Procedures3.00
ADMM 1125US Healthcare Systems3.00
ADMM 1140Medical Billing/Insurance3.00
ADMM 1151AAPC Medical Coding I3.00
ADMM 1175AAPC Medical Coding II3.00
ADMM 2200Medical Language Applications3.00
ADMM 2245Inpatient Billing3.00
ADMM 2270Healthcare Leadership2.00-3.00
ADMS 1100Keyboarding I3.00
ADMS 1116Business Communications3.00
CPTR 1105Intro to Computers - Medical Applications3.00
CRLT 1102Contemporary Career Search1.00
MKTG 1108Customer Relations Mgmt3.00
SPCH 1110Intro to Public Speaking3.00
Total Credits: 40

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