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Health Care Office Management, AAS

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 medical records maintenance. 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. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to

  • Understand medical terminology;
  • Possess 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.
Courses
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Required Courses


First Year


Fall Semester


First Semester Total: 15


Spring Semester


Second Semester Total: 17


Second Year


Fall Semester


First Semester Total: 17


Spring Semester


Second Semester Total: 17


Total Credits: 66

RIndicates 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 inmedical 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 Faculty Advisor
Jori Bullemer Brenda Rudolph, M.B.A.
LRC 129 BSS 106
(406) 756-3905 (406) 756-3858
jbullemer@fvcc.edu brudolph@fvcc.edu


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