2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook 
    
    Apr 19, 2024  
2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Office Administration (A25310), AAS


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Purpose

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.

Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding; billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will  learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health-care related organizations.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Medical Office Administration curriculum.

Special Certifications

Students are eligible to sit for certification exams upon completion of certain courses. Testing Fees may apply.

Program Curriculum


Class Hours 13 | Lab Hours 4 | Credit Hours 15


Second Semester (Spring)


Class Hours 17 | Lab Hours 9 | Credit Hours 18


Class Hours 15 | Lab Hours 8 | Credit Hours 19


Class Hours 15 | Lab Hours 8 | Credit Hours 19


Total Credit Hours 71


Additional Curriculum Notes


  1. The Humanities/Fine Arts elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART 111 , MUS 110 , MUS 112 , REL 110 , PHI 215 , PHI 240 , REL-211, REL-212 or REL-220.
  2. The following courses will not be counted towards graduation requirements if they are over (5) years old: CTS 130  and DBA 110 .
  3. Potential Certifications
Upon Completion of Course Eligible for Certification Test
OST 136 , CTS 130  & DBA 110  

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Word, Excel, Access

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