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Medical Office Administration, A.A.S.


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(Code 1238)

This program prepares students who wish to specialize in medical transcription and medical office procedures for employment or advancement. A counselor should be consulted if the student plans to transfer to a four-year institution.

Students with a criminal record should consult with the State of Michigan to verify that they are eligible to work in this field. Students are encouraged to meet with an MCC counselor prior to starting this program for help with the verification process.

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 51.0716], graduates should be able to:

  • apply basic accounting skills in preparing general ledgers, financial statements, basic payroll calculations, and cash management.
  • display positive work-related skills and attributes that contribute to obtaining, retaining, or advancing the job.
  • plan and compose acceptable business correspondence.
  • use various input software and tools to create, edit, and format documents, spreadsheets, databases and presentations.
  • accurately index, file, sort, and retrieve paper and electronic documents that pertain to businesses, governmental agencies, and social service organizations.
  • employ appropriate office technology to effectively complete office-related tasks.
  • perform work duties in an ethical manner.
  • demonstrate knowledge of governmental regulations related to medical industry.
  • apply current office procedures in a medical setting.

Please Note:


Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all associate degree programs.

General Education Requirements


Life Skills


The following course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Life Skills (the skills needed to succeed in work-life including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, professionalism, self-awareness, and self-management) and is required in the students’ first semester at MCC:

Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, choose one:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, choose one:

Mathematics


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications, choose one:

Global and Cultural Awareness


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Global and Cultural Awareness, three courses are required in total; divided amongst the subgroups below.

SOCIAL SCIENCE: Choose one:

 

AND

Choose one course from a different discipline than the above choice:

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AND

HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS: Choose one:

Other programs:


An Office Administration, A.A.S.  is also available.

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