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The certificate program in Health Care OfficeAdministration: Managing, Coding, and Billing will offer both employees in the field and newly graduated high school students educational opportunity in health care office administration. The curriculum will develop students' communication, interpersonal and business management skills; provide a broad understanding of the ways in which society deals with health and disease, with selected exercises in physiology and anatomy; and provide instruction in medical office proce dures, computer use, coding and billing, including a coop erative education experience.
|General Education Core Requirements||Credits|
|English Composition I or
Writing for the New Media
|Requirements for the Major|
|BI-520||Public Health Science||4|
|BU-850||Fundamentals of Microsoft Windows||1|
|BU-903||Medical Office Procedures||3|
|BU-907||Word/Information Processing Using Microsoft Word||3|
|BU-909||Cooperative Education in Business||3|
|BU-914||Current Issues in Health Care Administration||3|
|BU-916||Medical Coding I||3|
|Two courses selected from the following (dependent on typing ability):|
|Choose three credits|
|BI-150||Organization & Delivery of Health Care||3|
|---||Health Education (HE-101 or 102) or CPR (HE-110)|
|Total Credits Required||30|
*Students who have had previous training in typewriting/keyboarding may take BU-802 (Typewriting/Keyboarding II) and BU-803 (Advanced Typewriting/Keyboarding). Students should seek advisement from the Department of Business.