Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Health Care Office Management, AAS (Moratorium)


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This program is in moratorium and is not accepting new students until further notice.

The duties of the health care office manager can vary greatly depending on the type, size, and structure of the medical practice. The health care office manager must be knowledgeable in all aspects of medical office operations including billing, coding, collections, appointment scheduling, and all aspects of the electronic medical record and HIPPA compliance. A successful office manager is efficient, organized, resourceful, and possesses strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to make good decisions.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to

  • Understand medical terminology;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the human anatomy;
  • Use interpersonal skills necessary to connect with coworkers and customers;
  • Apply policies, regulations, and standards to the management of information;
  • Understand all aspects of a medical office including coding, scheduling, billing, and EHR; and
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.

Required Courses


Total Credits: 66


Indicates a Related Instruction requirement. 

*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

Program Information


  • An internship is an option for this program. Students must apply for placements for this program the prior semester. For more information and application deadlines contact Cathy Allard, Career Advisor, at (406) 756-3803 or callard@fvcc.edu.
  • Some classes may only be offered online.

Opportunities After Graduation


  • The Department of Labor and Industry projects that employment in medical office professions will grow by 23% from 20018-2028. This is a much faster than average growth rate. The aging of the population will continue to drive employment increases in all occupations related to health care.

Advising Information:


For more information about this program, contact an advisor.

Academic Advisor
Jori Bullemer
LRC 129
(406) 756-3905
jbullemer@fvcc.edu

 

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