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Medical Office Assistant (MOOA1)

Award: Certificate of achievement

Program location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus, Online

This certificate of achievement provides students with the basic foundation necessary to work in healthcare facilities as medical receptionists or hospital facilities as unit secretaries.

Graduation Requirements

General education

13.5

Major requirements

18.0

Option requirements

22.5

Total credit hours required

54.0

General education requirements

See General education requirements for Medical Office

Major requirements for Medical Office

See Major requirements for Medical Office

Option requirements for Medical Office – Medical Office Assistant (22.5 credit hrs.)

Courses

HIMS 1210Medical Office CommunicationsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1212Microsoft Word for Medical OfficeONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 2220Medical Transcription IONLINE

4.5

HIMS 2400Introduction to Coding and BillingONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HITP 1005Introduction to Electronic Health RecordsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Curriculum Plan

Below is a suggested guide for students planning careers as medical office assistants after one year of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter

HIMS 1120Medical Terminology IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1150Introduction to Medical Law and EthicsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second quarter

ENGL level I

4.5

HIMS 1130Medical Terminology IIONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1210Medical Office CommunicationsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Third quarter

HIMS 1212Microsoft Word for Medical OfficeONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1310Introduction to Anatomy and PhysiologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HITP 1005Introduction to Electronic Health RecordsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Fourth quarter

HIMS 2220Medical Transcription IONLINE

4.5

HIMS 2400Introduction to Coding and BillingONLINEHYBRID

4.5

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

The certificate option is an area of interest within a program. Although students may complete single or multiple options within this program, only the major certificate is awarded.