This program will prepare the graduate for work in a doctor’s office, hospitals, clinics, Laboratories, diagnostic centers, or pharmaceutical firms as a medical secretary. It will provide the student with knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures. The program offers the options for entry-level positions in coding and billing and/or medical transcription skills. Entrance Requirement: ATB entrance required scores: 200 Verbal 210 Math Quantitative in the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. FNU awards a diploma upon completion of the program.

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 45 CREDITS)

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (39 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4

CORE REQUIREMENTS (28 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • BSC 1085C
    Anatomy & Physiology I
    4
  • BSC 1086C
    Anatomy & Physiology II
    4
  • HSC 1000C
    Introduction to Health Care
    3
  • MHSC 1230L
    Patient Care Procedures
    2
  • HSC 1531C
    Medical Terminology
    3
  • MEA 2304C
    Medical Office Management
    3
  • MEA 2305C
    Medical Office Procedures
    3
  • MEA 2315C
    Medical Transcription
    3
  • MEA 2335C
    Medical Insurance, Coding and Billing
    3

ELECTIVES (29 CREDITS)

Suggested Elective
Credit Hours
  • ENC 2200
    Business Communication
    3
  • CGS 1500C
    Word processing
    3
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II
    3
  • SPC 1040
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
  • GEB 2430
    Ethics & Social Responsibility
    4

All College Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.

Medical students are required to wear medical attire at all times. Students must furnish their own uniforms.

All students must provide BLS, OSHA, HIV, and HIPPA seminar completion forms in order to participate in the clinical rotations.

Students must complete 90 hours of clinical practice.*General Education Component (see page 106)

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

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