Medical Office Management: Advanced

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Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02313)

Prepares students who possess experience working in a medical office for a career in medical office management in various types of healthcare settings.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will demonstrate with health professionals and patients proper oral and written communication skills with the use of correct business English and medical terminology related to basic anatomy and physiology; including the ability to explain and enforce medical office policy and procedure according to mandated regulations.
  • Student will oversee and/or schedule appointments, perform data entry and basic bookkeeping skills by applying computer literacy and keyboarding skills; as well as, compose correspondence, complete various health insurance forms and ledgers, and transcribe dictated information.
  • Student will apply medical and business language and critical thinking skills, both written and oral, during business meetings, when delivering business presentations or when conducting human resource and labor relations duties in the medical setting.
  • Student will apply personal skills, positive attitudes, cultural awareness, professional medical, business, and human resource ethics, and learned front office practice proficiency with health professionals and patients within the medical setting.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

Program Requirements
ACCT 7BASIC BUSINESS BOOKKEEPING3-4
or ACCT 101 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I
BUS 140BUSINESS LAW/THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS3
BUS 150PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT3
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
BUS/CIS 239PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
Select 2-4 units of the following:2-4
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV
CIS 101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS4
Complete courses required for Medical Office Management - Basic certificate22-23
Total Units43-47