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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Administrative Professional Technology - Concentration: Medical Office


Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

The Medical Office concentration prepares individuals for a variety of positions in today’s dynamic office environment, such as medical receptionists, medical record clerks, medical coding and billing clerks, hospital ward clerks, medical insurance clerks, patient account representatives, medical transcriptionists, or medical administrative assistants. The program provides the opportunity for skill development in the areas of software applications, office procedures, electronic health records, medical information management, communications, transcription, and diagnoses and procedure coding.

After completing program requirements, students should be academically prepared to take the following:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) core level Word, Excel, and PowerPoint certification exams
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam*

*ICD-PCS and CPT Coding course completion required.

General Education Requirements


Note: All courses must be from the Approved Courses for General Education  courses for each category listed in the General Education section of this catalog.

Typical Program of Study


Fall


Total Credit Hours: 60


For Further Information


Tracy Eades
Department Head/Associate Professor
Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2575
tmeades@NortheastState.edu

or

Larena Grieshaber
Instructor, Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2526
legrieshaber@NortheastState.edu

or

Sharon Riddle
Instructor, Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2480
striddle@NortheastState.edu

or

Danny Lawson
Dean, Business Technologies
Telephone: 423.323.0234
dllawson@NortheastState.edu