2020-2021 Catalog

Medical Front Office Specialist (MJ71) Certificate

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Program Description

The Medical Front Office Specialist program will prepare graduates to work in the front office of a physician's office, clinic or other outpatient facilities greeting patients, answering the telephone, making appointments, gathering information from patients for patient files, medical billing and coding, and insurance processing. The curriculum focuses on good interpersonal and customer service skills, as well as a clinical foundation in Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pathology, and Legal Aspects in the Medical Office to effectively handle patient interactions, electronic medical records and patient accounts.

Required Courses (21 Credit Hours)

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

MAST 1060Medical Office Procedures

4

MAST 1010Legal and Ethical Concerns in the Medical Office

2

MAST 1120Human Diseases

3

MAST 1100Medical Insurance Management

2

MAST 1110Administrative Practice Management

3

Total Credit Hours: 21 Minimum Credit Hours For Graduation