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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 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: 69/70


Developmental Course Requirements:


Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Descriptions section for prerequisite course information.

Students who elect to take (MAT 110) from below:


Students who elect to take (MAT 143/MAT 152) from below:


Suggested Program Sequence:


Fall – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 6 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 14


Spring – 1st year:


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


Summer – 1st year:


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


Total Hours: Class 13 | Lab 8 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 17


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


Grand Total Hours: Class 56/57 | Lab 23 | Clin/WkExp 20 | Credit 69/70


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