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 3 AST 101
AST 107 Editing/Proofreading 3  
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  Information Systems & Technology in Healthcare 3  
HIM 251 Clinical Experience 3  
HIM  226 Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation 2  
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 108 Telephone Techniques 1  
AST 244 Office Administration II 3 AST 243
AST 290 Coordinated Internship 3  

Eligible for ACT Career Readiness Certification while enrolled in AST 290

ITE  140 Spreadsheet Software 3  
MTH 132 Business Math 3  
     Social Science or Humanities Elective 3  
Upon completion of AST-Medical Office Specialist degree course requirements, students are eligible for National Health Career Association Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Certification.
Total Program Credits 69  

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 276-523-9057

Sabrina Ward

sward@mecc.edu 276-523-9060

Angie Lester

alester@mecc.edu 276-523-7462

Wes Mullins, Assistant Dean of Business & Information Technology

jmullins@mecc.edu 276-523-9017