The Medical Administrative Specialist serves a key role in the medical office, clinic or hospital setting. This multi-skilled practitioner is competent in medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management of practice finances, information processing, and fundamental office tasks. The practitioner maintains familiarity with clinical and technical concepts to coordinate administrative office functions in the health care setting. This program is approved by American Medical Technologists (AMT is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies NCCA) as a program of study for those who wish to sit for the Certified Medical Administrative Specialist – CMAS (AMT).
|ALH 205 Pharmacology*||3 credits|
|ALH 218 Medical Terminology*||3 credits|
|ALH 232 Administrative I – Medical Office Procedures*||4 credits|
|ALH 233 Administrative II – Advanced Medical Office Procedures*||4 credits|
|ALH 250 Medical Law& Bioethics*||3 credits|
|ALH 281 Medical Administrative Specialist Practicum*||3 credits|
|BIO 101 Human Biology*||4 credits|
|BIO 210 Human Anatomy & Physiology I*||4 credits|
|BIO 211 Human Anatomy & Physiology II*||4 credits|
|BUS 111 Contemporary Business & Technical Communications*||4 credits|
|BUS 222 Medical Keyboarding/Word Processing*||3 credits|
|CIS 101 Introduction to Computers and Software*||4 credits|
|COM 110 Interpersonal Communications*||3 credits|
Business Focus – Add these courses
|ACCT 109 Payroll Accounting*||2 credits|
|BUS 105 Business Mathematical Applications*||3 credits|
|BUS 260 Small Business Management*||3 credits|
Coding Focus – Add these courses
|ALH 111 Diagnostic Coding||3 credits|
|ALH 210 Procedural Coding||3 credits|
|ALH 240 Insurance Claims Processing||3 credits|
|*Course has a prerequisite|
- The student must achieve a “C” or 2.0 GPA in all curriculum courses.
- Qualifications for the practicum requires that students have all course work completed and an overall 2.5 GPA or above.
- All instructors must recommend the student for practicum.
- The process of determining who will enter the program will be selective.
Effective: Fall 2011
Current as: 7/16/14