Medical Office Administration

Contact Hours:
800
Semester Credits:
26
Instructional Weeks – Full Time:
32
Average Time to Complete – Full Time:
8 Months

Diploma Program

Program Overview

The Medical Office Administration (MOA) program is a generalist program that equips graduates with the skills necessary to function in a wide range of medical office business and financial settings. Specific skills include accounts receivable and payable, billing and fee collection, payroll and taxes, records management, insurance claims processing, insurance coding, typing and word processing, medical terminology, anatomy, oral and written communications, and public relations.

Skills Proficiency

Students must perform certain skills to work in a medical office position and be proficient in program work. Keyboarding/10-key lessons are designed to enable the student to perform at an acceptable rate. Hands-on instruction with tools of the trade facilitates the transfer from theory to practice. All students must participate.

Program Delivery

The Medical Office Administration program is delivered in a blended format. Courses will be delivered entirely online, entirely on-ground or with an appropriate blend of both online and on-ground hours in the same course. Of the 800 program hours, a maximum of 640 course hours (80.0%) may be offered online.

Program Objectives

The objective of this program is to prepare students with sufficient theoretical knowledge to secure entry-level employment in front office positions at physicians’ offices, dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, and ancillary medical and dental organizations.

Course #
Course Title
Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
Theory Hours
(Ground/Online)
Lab Hours
(Ground/Online)
Clinical Hours
(Ground/Online)
Semester Credit Hours
Total
330
(0/330)
240
(0/240)
230
(160/70)
26

* These courses are offered online.

**A portion of these courses are offered online.