Overview

The medical administrative option will prepare students for a position as an office manager and/or administrative assistant in any medically related office. Interaction with patients, the handling of records, coding, accounting, marketing, and management are all important components of the student’s training. Students in this program gain an understanding of business operation. A student who pursues the medical option acquires skills that are useful in any office position.

General Education Courses

  • Effective Oral Communications
  • Macro and Microeconomics
  • Writing and Research
  • Writing for Business
  • Mathematics – College and Financial Applications
  • General and Social Psychology
  • Intro to Sociology and Social Problems

Core Business Courses

  • Accounting I
  • Accounting II
  • Computer Applications I
  • Computer Applications II
  • Management – Principles and Skills
  • Marketing Principles

Option Specific Courses

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Office Systems
  • Medical Coding and Billing

Potential Job Opportunities

  • Office Manager
  • Insurance Coder
  • Dental Offices
  • Veterinary Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Executive Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Patient Coordinator
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Unit Support Representative
  • Patient Relations Representative
  • Health Unit Coordinator