2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Nov 30, 2023  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Professional Technology - Concentration: Medical Office

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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.

Learning Support

Additional courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in English, mathematics, and reading.

Typical Program of Study


Total Credit Hours: 60

For Further Information

Tracy Eades
Department Head/Associate Professor
Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2575


Larena Grieshaber
Assistant Professor, Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2526


Sharon Riddle
Assistant Professor, Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2480


Danny Lawson
Dean, Business Technologies
Telephone: 423.323.0234

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