Mar 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog

Medical Office Assistant-Certificate

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Certificate Program - 58 Quarter Credit Hours

Anderson, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis East, and Terre Haute Campuses Only

This program seeks to train students to perform medical administrative front office duties that are vital in today’s health care field. It helps students develop fundamental skills such as phone reception, word processing, medical record filing, appointment scheduling, light bookkeeping and proficiency in medical practice software functions. Employment opportunities include all physicians’ offices, clinics, med-checks and virtually any health care setting.

Program Objectives

Upon graduation, students will be able to:

  1. Perform administrative aspects of health care providers’ business operations.
  2. Manage accurate patient records complying with scope of legal and regulatory boundaries.
  3. Conduct self in ethical and professional manner while functioning as an integral member of the health care team.
  4. Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through professional development to ensure up-to-date knowledge.

40 Credit Hours

General Education Courses

4 Credit Hours

14 Credit Hours

Program Specific Notes

Indicates a Core Course. Please see the Core Courses  section of this Catalog for details.

Students who reside more than 60 miles from a campus offering this program of study must complete the elective course in place of the externship. Please refer to the Experiential Learning  section of this catalog for additional information.

Students are required to complete CD 1000 - Career Development to meet the graduation requirements of the program.

Program Length: The Medical Office Assistant-Certificate program is 60 weeks in length and 677 or 753 clock hours.

Program Delivery: The Medical Office Assistant-Certificate program is offered in residential, distance learning, or a combination of both types of instructional delivery formats.

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