Basic Business Skills in the Medical Office Noncredit Certificate - Historical
Department: Business
Approval: November 2014
Effective Semester: Fall 2015
Program Goal: Prepare students for entry-level medical office positions, such as a receptionist or an admitting clerk. Topics include basic skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), basic office/clerical procedures, keyboarding, simple medical terminology. Students will also learn MediSoft an office management software system that streamlines scheduling and billing procedures.

Program Advisories:
Completion of noncredit ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322, COMP 9889, and WOPR 9486 or equivalent; type 25 wpm.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Exit Requirements: Successful completion of all courses with a passing grade of C or higher. Type 35 net wpm with no more than 10% error rate (time test administered by keyboarding instructor and submitted with petition). Minimum attendance of 80% in all courses. 

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Noncredit Certificate in Basic Business Skills in the Medical Office
Course Hours
Required courses:
BOSS 4500 - Business English I 45.00
BOSS 4510 - Business Communications 45.00
BOSS 5500 - Keyboarding for Computers 45.00
BOSS 5509 - Office Procedures for the 21 st Century 45.00
BUSG 9901 - Business Vocabulary 45.00
COMP 9900 - Microsoft Excel for Business I 45.00
COMP 9908 - Computer & Web-based Applications* 45.00
COMP 9928 - PowerPoint for Business 45.00
COMP 9936 - Outlook for Office Support 45.00
WOPR 9995 - Microsoft Word for Business I 45.00
* Students must complete 6 sections of COMP 9908 (MediSoft Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4, Level 5, and Level 6).
Total: 450.00
Total: 450.00