Medical Office Administration

Medical Office Administration Certificate of Achievement 2020-2021

(Major #C.4502.CA)

The Certificate of Achievement in Medical Office Administration program is designed to prepare the individual with front office skills for a physician’s office, hospital, clinic, laboratory, pharmaceutical company, or health insurance company. Medical Office Administrators manage patients’ medical records, file insurance forms, schedule appointments, and arrange clinical procedures. They may be in charge of billing and bookkeeping, and keeping track of office inventory, ordering medical and office supplies as needed.

Major requirements (24 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Required Core Courses:
Course Course Description Units
BIOl 5 or
BIOL 25 or
BIOL 122
Human Biology or
Human Anatomy and Physiology or
Introduction to concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology
COMM 10 Intercultural Communication 3
HCA 5 Introduction to Health Care and Careers 3
HCA 103 Medical Office Administration 4
HCA 104 Medical Billing Procedures 4
IS 15 Computer Concepts 3
OT 10 Medical Terminology 3
OT 17 Job Retention and Responsibilities 1

Additional Information

Total Units 24 - 25
All courses require a “C” (2.0) or higher.

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate skills to work at a front office at a health care facility.

Faculty Advisor(s): James Vea

2020-2021 Medical Office Administration Certificate of Achievement