A program focused on learning the skills that pertain to working in a variety of jobs in the healthcare industry. Students learn the basics of working in the administrative part of healthcare, becoming familiar with general office practices, office etiquette, computers, and the most current Microsoft Office software. Business and Technical Writing courses will help the students become effective communicators, both written and oral. The students will be exposed to the application of management principles and human resource practices as they relate to the medical office professional.
In the specialty portion of their curriculum the students will study Medical Terminology, Medical Law and Ethics, Medical Coding, Insurance and Billing, and Medical Computer Applications.
Graduates will obtain an Associates Degree in Occupational studies and will be prepared to start their career working in physician offices, hospitals, insurance companies, and other related healthcare facilities.
Major Occupations for which graduates will be qualified: