Program Number: 10-160-3
School Year: 2016-2017
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac
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Medical office managers play a vital role in the health care industry by planning, directing, and coordinating medical and health services. The Medical Office Manager may focus on management of facility operations, specialize in managing a specific clinical area or department, or manage a medical practice for a group of physicians. These individuals work closely with providers, employees, patients, and payors to ensure successful operations.
The program will be comprised of a progressive career ladder transitioning from two certificates (Administrative Medical Assistant and Medical Billing Specialist) --> Technical Diploma (Medical Office Specialist) --> Associate Degree (Medical Office Management). Students will also earn a local certificate (Healthcare Leadership).
This program is highly recommended for graduates of Medical Assistant, Medical Office Specialist, and Medical Billing Specialist who wish to pursue an Associate’s Degree to elevate their career opportunities.
Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates
- Demonstrate healthcare leadership.
- Perform quality and risk management.
- Apply medical terminology and human anatomy.
- Practice legal and ethical compliance in a healthcare setting
- Utilize practice management and electronic medical record (EMR) software.
- Provide employee relations.
- Physician's offices & clinics
- Health insurance companies
- Nursing homes
- Skilled nursing facilities
- Public health departments
- Submit the college admission application.
- Submit the $30 one-time fee.
- Submit high school and other official college transcripts.
- Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.
- Attend a program orientation with your advisor.
- Health Requirements need to be met and a Criminal Background Check is required.
Please visit the Admissions page for general information.
|501-107||Introduction to Healthcare Computing||2|
|509-101||Medical Assistant Administrative Procedures||2|
|509-102||Human Body in Health and Disease||3|
|509-107||Medical Office Insurance and Finance||2|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3|
|106-151||Specialized Insurance Claims||3|
|106-152||Electronic Patient Billing||3|
|106-154||Medical Office Administration||4|
|106-160||Medical Office Practicum||2|
|501-108||Pharmacology for Allied Health||2|
|509-109||Medical Law, Ethics and Professionalism||2|
|196-189||Team Building and Problem Solving||3|
|801-196||Oral and Interpersonal Communication||3|
|- OR -|
|809-196||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|- OR -|
|809-172||Introduction to Diversity Studies||3|
|809-198||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|- OR -|
|809-199||Psychology of Human Relations||3|
|160-162||Medical Practice Management||3|
|160-166||Medical Office Management Capstone||1|
|196-192||Managing for Quality||3|
|196-169||Diversity and Change Management||3|
|809-166||Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application||3|
|Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements||70|
160-166 Medical Office Management Capstone is the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.
** The credits for 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.
Additional Program Requirements
Students are required to complete Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid, health requirements, and criminal background check prior to Medical Office Practicum.
Current students, please see your Advisor for your academic planner.
Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.
*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.
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