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.
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.
All 40 credits of this diploma program can be applied to the 60 credit Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Healthcare Administrative Leadership.
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 1151||AAPC Medical Coding I||3.00|
|ADMM 1175||AAPC Medical Coding II||3.00|
|ADMM 2200||Medical Language Applications||3.00|
|ADMM 2245||Inpatient Billing||3.00|
|ADMM 2270||Healthcare Leadership||2.00-3.00|
|ADMS 1100||Keyboarding I||3.00|
|ADMS 1116||Business Communications||3.00|
|CPTR 1105||Intro to Computers - Medical Applications||3.00|
|CRLT 1102||Contemporary Career Search||1.00|
|MKTG 1108||Customer Relations Mgmt||3.00|
|SPCH 1110||Intro to Public Speaking||3.00|
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