2023-2024 Catalog 
    Sep 22, 2023  
2023-2024 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 medical office environment. 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 coding. Career opportunities include medical receptionist, medical records specialist, insurance claims representative, patient account representative, medical transcriptionist, medical administrative assistant, and physician or hospital coder.

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

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams: Word Associate and Excel Associate
  • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam*

*Successful course completion of ICD-PCS and CPT Coding.

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
Associate Professor
Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2526


Alesia Miller
Assistant Professor
Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2480


Click here to contact the Technologies division.

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