Office Administration Medical Option
About the program
Perform administrative and managerial functions within a healthcare environment including physician’s offices, clinics, health departments, hospitals, insurance companies, and social service agencies.
Note: Employment in the health care industry may require a criminal background check facilitated by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification in accordance with Senate Bill 38 and House Bill 160. Additionally, a credit check and/or drug screening may be requested by companies in accordance with their policies. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime, including felony, gross misdemeanor, misdemeanor, or drug-related arrests may be ineligible for employment. Students will not complete the co-op experience within the health care industry.
This program follows an 8-week course format. This means you will take fewer classes at a time, and earn credits faster as you complete the program. Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions, with a smaller number of classes taken during each compared to a traditional 16-week semester schedule.
A two-year, full-time, or part-time degree schedule. This curriculum includes computer, business, communications, and medical courses.
- Apply integrated technologies for proposed office task solution.
- Prepare a portfolio displaying advanced desktop publishing techniques.
- Create an informative narrated presentation.
- Apply project management techniques including project charter, time, risk, change management, budgeting, and team dynamics.
- Complete medical office procedures while ensuring HIPAA compliance.
- Apply ICD-10-CM diagnostic coding and CPT-4 procedural coding for maximum physician reimbursement.
- Evaluate business career pathways.
- Use problem-solving methodology to solve customer concerns and business problems.
- Apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to measure, process, and communicate financial information.
- Describe legal requirements and ethical considerations pertaining to organizations.
- Explain economics concepts including demand, supply, competition, resources and making choices with regards to consumer behavior.
- Apply techniques used to transition from the classroom to the work environment.
- Apply advanced functions for data analysis and visualization.
- Demonstrate business practices within the Business Management field.
- Communicate effectively both written and orally.
- Solve problems using mathematics.
- Solve problems through analysis, creativity, and synthesis to make informed decisions.
- Demonstrate good work habits, effective interpersonal and teamwork skills, and a high level of professionalism.
- Use technology tools efficiently and effectively to perform personal and professional tasks.
- Exhibit respect and sensitivity for individual and institutional differences.
- Accounts Coordinator
- Medical Office Assistant
- Billing Specialist
- Medical Records Clerk
- MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable applicable fee.
- Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
Demonstrate college-readiness by achieving the required minimum score on a placement test, successfully completing any required college foundation courses, or satisfying other measures including but not limited to high school coursework, previous college coursework, samples of work, etc.
All courses offered in this program will be taken as 8-week classes each semester, meaning you wil complete courses and earn credits sooner than a traditional 16-week class format.