Office Administration Medical Option


About the program

Perform administrative and managerial functions within a healthcare environment including physician’s offices, clinics, health departments, hospitals, insurance companies, and social service agencies.

Note: Employment in the health care industry may require a criminal background check facilitated by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification in accordance with Senate Bill 38 and House Bill 160. Additionally, a credit check and/or drug screening may be requested by companies in accordance with their policies. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime, including felony, gross misdemeanor, misdemeanor, or drug-related arrests may be ineligible for employment. Students will not complete the co-op experience within the health care industry.

Program format(s)

This program follows an 8-week course format. This means you will take fewer classes at a time, and earn credits faster as you complete the program. Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions, with a smaller number of classes taken during each compared to a traditional 16-week semester schedule.

Degree option

A two-year, full-time, or part-time degree schedule. This curriculum includes computer, business, communications, and medical courses.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply integrated technologies for proposed office task solution.  
  • Prepare a portfolio displaying advanced desktop publishing techniques.  
  • Create an informative narrated presentation. 
  • Apply project management techniques including project charter, time, risk, change management, budgeting, and team dynamics. 
  • Complete medical office procedures while ensuring HIPAA compliance. 
  • Apply ICD-10-CM diagnostic coding and CPT-4 procedural coding for maximum physician reimbursement.  
  • Evaluate business career pathways.  
  • Use problem-solving methodology to solve customer concerns and business problems. 
  • Apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to measure, process, and communicate financial information. 
  • Describe legal requirements and ethical considerations pertaining to organizations. 
  • Explain economics concepts including demand, supply, competition, resources and making choices with regards to consumer behavior.  
  • Apply techniques used to transition from the classroom to the work environment.  
  • Apply advanced functions for data analysis and visualization. 
  • Demonstrate business practices within the Business Management field. 
  • Communicate effectively both written and orally. 
  • Solve problems using mathematics. 
  • Solve problems through analysis, creativity, and synthesis to make informed decisions. 
  • Demonstrate good work habits, effective interpersonal and teamwork skills, and a high level of professionalism. 
  • Use technology tools efficiently and effectively to perform personal and professional tasks. 
  • Exhibit respect and sensitivity for individual and institutional differences.

Career Opportunities

  • Accounts Coordinator
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Billing Specialist
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Scribe

Application Requirements

  • MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable applicable fee.
  • Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  • Demonstrate college-readiness by achieving the required minimum score on a placement test, successfully completing any required college foundation courses, or satisfying other measures including but not limited to high school coursework, previous college coursework, samples of work, etc.