Medical Information Technology A.A.S. - Medical Administrative Assisting
Michelle Boller, Director
Medical administrative assistants are critical to a healthcare facility. They are the first person a patient talks to or meets when they come in for care. This program offers students a career in this fascinating and high-demand medical field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, positions in these medical areas are expected to increase over 20 percent in the next several years.
In the first year of this program students will receive the Medical Reception certificate. Upon completion, students will continue to develop skills to:
- Effectively and confidentially communicate with patients, maintain patient records, schedule appointments, and transcribe letters and patient chart notes.
- Post charges and payments and submit insurance claims using current coding procedures.
- Create and update the office procedures manual, assist in improving work flow and office efficiencies, and supervise and communicate with office personnel.
Graduates are prepared for employment in clinics, hospitals, private practices, insurance companies, and work-at-home opportunities. Students successfully completing the program are awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree. Students may enter either Autumn or Spring semester.
Associate of Applied Science - Medical Information Technology; Medical Administrative Assisting Concentration
Catalog Year: 2022-23
Degree Specific Credits: 60
Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Note: See Program Director for scope and sequence advising. Please refer to online schedule for online course availability.
Note: Substitutions are approved at the discretion of the program director.
|Complete all of the following courses:|
|ACTG 101||Accounting Procedures I||3|
|AHMS 144||Medical Terminology||3|
|AHMS 156||Medical Billing Fundamentals||3|
|AHMS 216||Pharmaceutical Products||3|
|AHMS 220||Medical Office Procedures||4|
|AHMS 252||Computerized Medical Billing||3|
|AHMS 270E||Medical Ethics||3|
|AHMS 298||Medical Information Internship||3|
|BGEN 215||Career Readiness||3|
|BIOH 104N||Basic Human Biology||3|
|BIOH 105N||Basic Human Biology Laboratory||1|
|BMGT 245||Customer Service Management||3|
|CAPP 154||MS Word||3|
|COMX 111A||Introduction to Public Speaking||3|
|COMX 115S||Introduction to Interpersonal Communication||3|
|CSCI 172||Intro to Computer Modeling||3|
|HIT 265||Electronic Health Records||3|
|M 105||Contemporary Mathematics||4|
|or M 115||Probability and Linear Mathematics|
|PSYX 100S||Intro to Psychology||3|
|WRIT 101||College Writing I||3|
Minimum Required Grade: C-