Medical Office

A.A.S. / Certificate

Program Information

Career Community: Healthcare
Degree Type: A.A.S. or Certificate
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Medical Office Certificate?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR A.A.S. DEGREE: 63
EXPECTED HOURS FOR CERTIFICATE: 24

 The Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) in Administrative Professional Technology prepares individuals for employment in today’s dynamic workplace environment. Graduates will be equipped to adapt to the continual change that evolving technology demands.

Medical Office

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate skill development in software applications.
  • Perform electronic and routine office procedures.
  • Prepare documents pertinent to an office environment.
  • Explain proper management protocol for office files.
  • Demonstrate use of specialty vocabulary through effective office communication.
  • Develop decision-making and problem-solving skills.

What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov. A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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Classes You Might Take

Medical Office A.A.S.

  • ADMN 1305 – Business English (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1309 – Records Management (3 credits)
  • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1306 – Medical Terminology I (3 credits)
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • ADMN 1302 – Keyboarding/Formatting I (3 credits)
    • BUSN 1302 – Keyboarding with Word Processing (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1308 – Office Procedures (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1311 – Word Processing I (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1312 – Keyboarding/Formatting II (3 credits)
  • MATH 1530 – Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1313 – Spreadsheet Applications (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2303 – CPT Coding (3 credits)
  • PHIL 1040 – Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • ECON 2100 – Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
    • ECON 2200 – Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2304 – Introduction to Electronic Health Records (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1310 – Business Communications (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2307 – Medical Transcription (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2311 – ICD-PCS Coding (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2395 – APT Internship (3 credits)

Medical Office Certificate

  • ADMN 1305 – Business English (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1309 – Records Management (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1306 – Medical Terminology I (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1302 – Keyboarding/Formatting I (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1308 – Office Procedures (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2307 – Medical Transcription (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1312 – Keyboarding/Formatting II (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1311 – Word Processing I (3 credits)

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Every quality business program worldwide is accredited. Click here for public information about the program.

Business Department Mission Statement:

The business department empowers future leaders through exceptional business education, with a focus on fostering innovation, ethics, and leaderships skills. Our mission includes a commitment to continuous assessment, ensuring students acquire the knowledge and skills needed for success.

Program Results

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CAREER COMMUNITY CONTACT

Administrative Professional Technology Email:
aptprograms@clevelandstatecc.edu

Healthcare Email: Sandra Godsey sgodsey@clevelandstatecc.edu

Talk to Us: 423-473-2384