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Medical Office Specialist

Career Training Certificate

Learn the skills needed to work in a medical office.  This program begins monthly.  Complete this program by taking classes exclusively on weekdays.  Contact the Program Coordinator for information on possible evening or weekend classes.

Note: This is a clock-hour, non-credit certificate offered through the PCC Center for Training and Development.

Before enrolling in this program, you must complete certain requirements.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Prepare for a career as an office assistant, support technician or medical office specialist in a medical or general office.

Academic Options: Continue your studies by completing additional certificates or enroll in the Pima associate's degree in Health Information Technology.

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Program Requirements

Required Modules

Module # Title Hours
BO 701B Typing for Medical Office Specialist 40
BO 709 Microsoft Word I 25
BO 710B Office Practice for Medical Office Specialist I 73
BO 711 Medical Insurance 30
BO 713 Medical Terminology I 18
BO 714 Introduction to ICD-9 Coding 8
BO 715 Introduction to CPT-4 Coding 15
BO 718 Microsoft Excel I 35
BO 719 Microsoft Access I 35
BO 750 Keyboard Operator 80
BO 760A Microsoft Windows XP 30
BO 800 Business English 20
BO 809 Microsoft Word II 60
BO 909A Microsoft Word IIIA 15
Total 484