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2016-2017 Catalog


Medical Office Technology

This program is designed to prepare individuals for a career in the clinical and administrative functions of the health care system. All students become familiar with the law and ethics of the health care system and medical terminology. Each area includes an internship at a health care facility.

This program provides three AAS degree pathways: Medical Assisting, Medical Administrative Assisting, or Billing Specialist.

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All Medical Office Technology students:

  • Assessment testing is required of all MOT students. ACT English of 18 or higher or SAT verbal score 440 or higher. Students who place into ENG 121 (or above) and MAT 107 (or above) may begin taking this program of study. A grade of "C" or better must be earned for each course required for all MOT degree and certificate programs.
  • Complete online background check at Certified Background as directed by Program Director. See http://cccs.castlebranch.com
  • Ability to sufficiently speak and understand English and to comprehend verbal communication of English speaking clients.
  • While high school graduation or GED are not required for enrollment in the MOT certificate programs, students who take the National Certification exams must show evidence of high school graduation or GED in order to take National Certification exams.
  • Students accepted into the Medical Office Technology program must meet the same health and safety requirements as the participating clinical facilities require of their own staff. Additional screening may be required for some clinical agencies. The expenses of these requirements are additional costs to the student.

Additional requirements for Medical Assisting students:

  • Complete a health summary with documented immunization records. The health summary needs to be completed during the final semester. The health summary is provided by the Program Director. Please contact Kari Williams at 303-678-3833.
  • Current CPR course; complete the American Heart Health Care Provider course and receive a 2-year recommended renewal date. The recommended renewal date must not expire prior to completion of the internship semester.