Business Academy

Queensborough Academy
The Business Academy provides the highest quality business expertise to the people and industries of New York State and the broader United States.

Health Care Office Administration: Managing, Coding, and Billing­ Certificate Program

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
Subtotal 3
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-916 Medical Coding I 3
BU-917 Healthcare Information Management 3
Two courses selected from the following (dependent on typing ability):
Typewriting/Keyboarding I*
Typewriting/Keyboarding II
Advanced Typewriting/Keyboarding
Choose three credits
--- Business Electives 6
BI-150 Organization & Delivery of Health Care
BI-403 Medical Terminology
SS-640 Medical Ethics
--- Health Education (HE-101 or 102) or CPR (HE-110)
Subtotal 27
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.