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Medical Office Assistant (MOOA1)

Award: Certificate of achievement

Pathway to associate degree: Health Information Management Systems - Medical Office Management (HIMO1)

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

18.0

Major requirements

13.5

Option requirements

22.5

Total credit hours required

54.0

General education requirements (18.0 credit hrs.)

Communications

English level I

4.5

Humanities/social sciences

Humanities/social sciences

4.5

Quantitative/numeracy skills

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

or higher level MATH course

Other

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Major requirements for Medical Office (13.5 credit hrs.)

HIMS 1120Medical Terminology IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1130Medical Terminology IIONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1150Introduction to Medical Law and EthicsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

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

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

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.

See Curriculum Plan