January 2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 02, 2021  
January 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Diploma in Medical Office Administration

Program Description

This 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, clinical, hospital, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare office settings.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Create and enter data into different healthcare documents
  2. Apply legal concepts to medical practice
  3. Employ professionalism
  4. Demonstrate billing and reimbursement processes.
  5. Explain various disease and treatment processes

Potential 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.

Program Content

A minimum of 24.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.

Required Courses

All courses, 19.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Capstone or Internship Course

A minimum of 4.00 semester credit hours is required.

  • Semester Credit Hours: 4.00
  • *  **   Semester Credit Hours: 4.00
  • * Online students in some states may not be allowed to take this internship due to state restrictions.                                          

    ** Enrollment in a student readiness training is required two terms prior to internship course.  Successful completion of training is required prior to internship course enrollment.

Personal and Professional Development Courses

1.00 semester credit hour is required.