Medical Office Administration Certificate, Credit Certificate

This certificate offers two options to prepare students for either front office or back office entry-level jobs in the medical office.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate with the Clinical Option, students will be able to:

  1. assist in preparing patients for medical treatment or procedures and accurately document all procedures;
  2. code and process medical records electronically for accurate billing and reimbursement; and
  3. apply HIPAA regulations in the workplace.

Upon successful completion of this certificate with the Administrative Option, students will be able to:

  1. produce first-time mailable copy using state-of-the art software from a variety of input;
  2. combine organizational and technical skills to improve office workflow; and
  3. apply HIPAA regulations in the workplace.

Gainful Employment

http://www.ccbcmd.edu/migrate/gainfulemployment/medical office administration.html

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 35-37*

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Administrative Option  

Clinical Option   

Important Information

Short Description

This certificate offers two options to prepare students for either front office or back office entry-level jobs in the medical office.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

757

Contacts and Additional Information

Program Coordinator:
CCBC Catonsville, Lynne Mason
443-840-4510 or lmason@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Some classes offered only at the Catonsville campus
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Administrative Office Professional, see Departmental Exam. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements

Courses Needed for This Program*

Program Requirements:

Program Electives:

Choose one of the following options:

Clinical Option
Administrative Option

Note:

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.