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Medical Office Management (HIMO1)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

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

This degree provides students with the knowledge, understanding, and skills required to perform administrative and clerical duties in a medical office environment. 

Graduation Requirements

General education

27.0

Major requirements

48.0

Option requirements

21.0

Total credit hours required

96.0

General education requirements (27.0 credit hrs.)

Communications

English level I

4.5

English level II

4.5

Social sciences

Select one course from the following:

ECON 1000MacroeconomicsONLINE

4.5

PSYC 1010Introduction to PsychologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

SOCI 1010Introduction to SociologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Quantitative/numeracy skills

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

or higher

Other

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Major requirements for Health Information Management Systems (48.0 credit hrs.)

HIMS 1111Healthcare CareersONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1120Medical Terminology IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1130Medical Terminology IIONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1150Introduction to Medical Law and EthicsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1212Microsoft Word for Medical OfficeONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1310Introduction to Anatomy and PhysiologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 2110Principles of Management in HealthcareONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 2400Introduction to Coding and BillingONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 2980Medical Office ApplicationsONLINE

4.5

HIMS 2981Internship

4.0

HITP 1115Electronic Health Records (EHR) Lab ExperienceONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Requirements for Health Information Management Systems – Medical Office Management option (21.0 credit hrs.)

HIMS 1210Medical Office CommunicationsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1410Introduction to InsuranceONLINEHYBRID

3.0

HIMS 2220Medical Transcription IONLINE

4.5

HITP 1005Introduction to Electronic Health RecordsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1213Database FundamentalsONLINE

4.5

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

See Curriculum Plan