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2017-2018 Catalog


Medical Office Technology

This program is designed to prepare individuals for a career in the medical office and billing functions of the health care system. All students become familiar with the law and ethics of the health care system and medical terminology. The program requires an internship at a health care facility.  Students interested in pursuing work in ambulatory health care facilities pursuing clinical areas study should view the Medical Assisting program for more information.

Students must:

- Complete assessment testing. 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. 

- Complete all degree and/or certificate courses with a grade of "C" or better.

- Complete online background check at Certified Background as directed by Program Director. See http://cccs.castlebranch.com

- Possess the ability to sufficiently speak and understand English and to comprehend verbal communication of English speaking clients.

- 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.