The Medical Office Specialist program prepares students to work in a variety of healthcare settings as medical coders or medical transcriptionists.
Recipients of the Technical Diploma in Medical Office Specialist will be able to demonstrate:
Students pursuing the Technical Diploma in Medical Office Specialist must first meet College admission requirements. Upon the successful completion (minimum of "C") of qualification courses and submission of a program application, a student may apply for the program. Program classes are selected in the fall of each year. Up to fifteen (15) students are selected for each (Medical Coding and Medical Transcription) clinical class.
Students selected for the Medical Office Specialist program must maintain a minimum grade of "C" or better in all program course work in order to remain in the program. Any student who fails to earn a "C" or higher in program course work will be terminated from the program. The student may reapply for the next program class the following year if he/she wishes to pursue the Medical Office Specialist Technical Diploma. If readmitted the student will have to repeat all program classes.
Before beginning program classes, students must test out of READ 099, into ENGL 101, and into MATH 099 as documented by ACT, placement test, or course completion.
Students must submit all required information for programs with a clinical component (described earlier). Students enrolled in concentration classes must pay a clinical fee in addition to regular tuition.
Students enrolled in the Medical Office Specialists program (coding concentration) must take MOS 109 and MOS 110 concurrently.
|BLGY 110||Medical Terminology||3|
|BLGY 120||Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|BLGY 120L||Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab||1|
|CIS 105||Intro to Comuter Concepts||3|
|ALHT 109||Healthcare Systems and Safety||2|
|CIS 115||Software Applications||3|
|MOS 107||Medical Office Administration||3|
|ENGL 101 or||Composition and Rhetoric I||3|
|BADM 112||Business English|
|ALHT 105||Medical Ethics and Law||3|
|ALHT 207||Advanced Medical Language||3|
|Program Courses - Transciption concentration only|
|MOS 106||Medical Transcription||3|
|MOS 216||Advanced Medical Transcription||3|
|MOS 216L||Advanced Medical Transcription Lab||2|
|MOS 114||Medical Transcription Practicum||2|
|CIS 205||Advanced MS Word||3|
|Program Courses - Coding concentration only|
|MOS 109||Survey of Medical Coding||4|
|MOS 110/Lab||Medical Coding I / Lab||5|
|MOS 111/Lab||Medical Coding II / Lab||5|
|MOS 113||Reimbursement Methodology||3|
|MOS 116||Medical Coding Practicum||2|
|Total Credit Hours for Medical Office Specialist Technical Diploma|
|Medical Transcription Concentration||45|
|Medical Coding Concentration||52|