Nov 26, 2022  
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog

Medical Office Administration, A.A.S. (A25310)


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The Medical Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative personnel in the areas of medical office, medical billing and coding, dental office, patient services, and medical documents.

Course work includes medical terminology, computer applications, medical office management, medical coding, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, oral and written communication, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of medical office positions in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other healthcare related organizations. Upon graduation, students may be eligible to sit for industry recognized certification exams.

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts:


Natural Science/Mathematics:


Social/Behavioral Sciences


Total Credit Hours Required: 67/68


Developmental Course Requirements


Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 110 from above:


Students who elect to take MAT 143 from above:


Students who elect to take MAT 152 from above:


Suggested Program Sequence:


Fall – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 13 | Lab 4 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 15


Spring – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 14 | Lab 2 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 15


Total Hours: Class 9 | Lab 0 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 9


Fall – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 10 | Lab 8 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 14


Total Hours: Class 9/10 | Lab 7 | Clin/WkExp 20 | Credit 14/15


Grand Total Hours: Class 55/56 | Lab 21 | Clin/WkExp 20 | Credit 67/68


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