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Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Medical Office Management Specialization
Program Purpose: 

The work environment has undergone drastic changes in the past few years, and among these changes is the role of the administrative support person in the workplace. The A.A.S. degree program in Office Management and Technology is designed to help prepare students to meet those challenges, which require more critical thinking, organizational, and decision-making abilities than ever before.

The AAS degree in Office Management and Technology provides students with two areas of specialization from which to choose, the Administrative Office Management or the Medical Office Management specialization. Each specialization provides students with the updated skills and abilities that are expected of today’s office support personnel. The program is designed to prepare students to be proficient in major computer applications, such as word processing, electronic presentations, spreadsheets, database applications, and desktop publishing.

Student Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the AAS degree in Office Management and Technology, Medical Office Management, graduates will be able to do the following:

  • Effectively use technologies to perform medical administrative office functions
  • Exhibit basic knowledge of business principles and processes
  • Perform medical office administrative functions using critical thinking, management, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, verbal, and written skills for the business environment

Student learning outcomes will be validated by the completion of national recognized assessments. Students will complete these assessments during their final program semester.

Opportunities: 

Graduates with the AAS degree in Office Management and Technology, Medical Office Management, are qualified for positions as medical administrative assistants, medical receptionists, and patient representatives.

Program Total Credit Hours: 
60 CHs
Support Coursework: 
15 CHs

ACCT 1100

Fundamentals of Accounting
3
CH(s)

COM 2200

Introduction to Communication
3
CH(s)

ENGL 1104

Written English I
3|4
CH(s)

ENGL 1109

Technical Report Writing
3
CH(s)

BUSN 1141

Business Mathematics
3
CH(s)

COMM 2202 may be substituted for COMM 2200.
ENGL 1104 Prerequisites:  Minimum Verbal/Reading/Writing ACT score of 19; or COMPASS score of 71; or ENGL 0097.
BUSN 1141 Prerequisite: Minimum Math ACT score of 19; or SAT score of 460; or COMPASS score of 36; or minimum of 70% on Math 0082 Challenge Exam.

Program Specific Required Coursework: 
45 CHs

BUSN 2248

Business Essentials
3
CH(s)

BUSN 2251

Corporate Communications
3
CH(s)

HLCA 1100

Medical Terminology
3
CH(s)

HLCA 1170

Human Anatomy and Physiology
3
CH(s)

OFAD 1150

Computer Concepts and Applications
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2220

Spreadsheet Design
3
CH(s)

MGMT 2214

Office Management
3
CH(s)

OFAD 1100

Keyboarding
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2232

Word Processing Applications
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2233

Database Applications
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2240

Administrative Office Procedures
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2241

Workplace Productivity
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2250

Desktop Publishing
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2995

Professional Internship and Portfolio Development
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2235

Medical Office Procedures
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2236

Medical Billing and Coding
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2237

Medical Software Applications
3
CH(s)
Model Schedule
Fall Semester

HLCA 1100

Medical Terminology
3
CH(s)

ENGL 1104

Written English I
3|4
CH(s)

OFAD 1150

Computer Concepts and Applications
3
CH(s)

BUSN 1141

Business Mathematics
3
CH(s)

OFAD 1100

Keyboarding
3
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
15 CHs

ENGL 1104 Prerequisites:  Minimum Verbal/Reading/Writing ACT score of 19; or COMPASS score of 71; or ENGL 0097.
BUSN 1141 Prerequisite: Minimum Math ACT score of 19; or SAT score of 460; or COMPASS score of 36; or minimum of 70% on Math 0082 Challenge Exam.

Spring Semester

ACCT 1100

Fundamentals of Accounting
3
CH(s)

ENGL 1109

Technical Report Writing
3
CH(s)

HLCA 1170

Human Anatomy and Physiology
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2233

Database Applications
3
CH(s)

COM 2200

Introduction to Communication
3
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
15 CHs

COMM 2202 may be substituted for COMM 2200.

Fall Semester

BUSN 2251

Corporate Communications
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2220

Spreadsheet Design
3
CH(s)

MGMT 2214

Office Management
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2232

Word Processing Applications
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2235

Medical Office Procedures
3
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
15 CHs
Spring Semester

BUSN 2248

Business Essentials
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2236

Medical Billing and Coding
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2237

Medical Software Applications
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2241

Workplace Productivity
3
CH(s)

OFAD 2995

Professional Internship and Portfolio Development
3
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
15 CHs
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