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Medical Office Administration - General Option, AAS - CIP Code: 51.0705

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A 25 31 0 A1

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 50200

The Medical Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative personnel in the areas of medical office, medical billing and coding, dental office, patient services, and medical documents.

Course work includes medical terminology, computer applications, medical office management, medical coding, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, oral and written communication, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of medical office positions in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other healthcare related organizations. 

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Medical Office Administration degree, the graduate should be able to:

  • Apply concepts of various software packages to a variety of work settings.
  • Communicate orally and in writing with patients and other office personnel.
  • Manage medical records both electronically and manually.
  • Apply office skills to produce professional documents.
  • Use medical terminology and vocabulary effectively.
  • Use collaboration and communication skills to work effectively and to achieve team goals.

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Summer Semester I

Total Credits: 6

Fall Semester II

Total Credits: 15

Spring Semester II

Total Credits: 15

Total credit hours required for degree: 66


2. Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

4. Social/Behavioral Science Elective

5. Math Elective Electives


Courses in this program prepare the student for the Microsoft Office User Specialist Exams.  Students will be required to purchase a voucher for these exams as part of the required course materials for each course in the program.  Individual exams will be administered at the end of each of the individual courses.  When a voucher is required for a particular course, it will be identified on the syllabus and in prominent locations such as the Moodle site and GTCC bookstore.

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