January 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Associate of Science/Associate of Applied Science in Medical Office Administration (AASMOA/ASMOA)
(Please see the Undergraduate Program Offerings by Campus chart in the catalog or on the Herzing Website at www.herzing.edu/career-programs/downloads for a list of Herzing campuses offering this program.)
This medical office administration associate’s program is designed to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level office positions in the healthcare industry. Career opportunities may be in areas such as the medical office or clinic, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare office settings. The program also includes a comprehensive general education curriculum, preparing students for future career advancement opportunities.
Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Create and enter data into different healthcare documents
- Apply legal concepts to medical practice
- Employ professionalism
- Demonstrate billing and reimbursement processes.
- Explain various disease and treatment processes
Program Occupational Titles
Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, medical secretary, receptionist, unit support representative, office manager, medical receptionist, front office manager, and medical office specialist.
A minimum of 60.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.