Medical Office Management

The program below is undergoing Program Discontinuance - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02311)

Prepares students with fundamental supervisory and management skills required in various types of healthcare settings.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will evaluate documents required in the administration of a medical office and apply this information to provide an efficient and productive medical office environment.
  • Student will work effectively as a member of a team by providing input to the team, actively listening to the input of others, and discussing and integrating this shared input into new ideas.
  • Student will manage people of various cultures and backgrounds in an effective and productive manner being sensitive and respectful to their values and traditions.
  • Student will research medical office efficiency by identifying, analyzing, and assessing the topic from a variety of sources and apply the information to specific office situations.
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

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.