Administrative Support Technology – Medical Office Specialist

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Administrative Support Technology
Medical Office Specialist (298-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)
AST 101 Keyboarding I 2  
AST 102 Keyboarding II 2 AST 101
AST 107 Editing/Proofreading 3  
AST 108 Telephone Techniques 1  
HIM 150 Health Records 3  
HIM 113 Medical Terminology and Disease Processes I 3  
HIM 130 Healthcare Information Systems 3  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Eligible for HDM HIPAA Certification
FIRST YEAR SPRING  
AST 141 Word Processing I 3  
Eligible for Microsoft Office Specialist Word Core Certification
AST 271 Medical Office Procedures 3 AST 102 Co-requisite
HIM 114 Medical Terminology and Disease Processes II 3  
HIM 230 Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation 2  
HIM 251 Clinical Experience 3  
Eligible for National Health Career Association Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist Certification
SECOND YEAR FALL
ACC 115 Applied Accounting 3  
AST  205 Business Communications 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
AST 243 Office Administration I 3 AST 141
    Humanities Elective 3  
    Social Science Elective 3  
SECOND YEAR SPRING
AST 244 Office Administration II 3 AST 243
AST 290 Coordinated Internship 3  
Eligible for Career Readiness Certifications while enrolled in AST 290  
ITE  140 Spreadsheet Software 3  
MTH 132 Business Math 3  
     Social Science or Humanities Elective 3  
Total Program Credits 68  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options 

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

 

For Further Information, Contact:

Jane Jones
jjones@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 249
Sabrina Ward
sward@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 224
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431