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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.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

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