CURRICULAR GUIDE

Medical Admin Assistant
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 1009  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

This certificate includes key courses that will prepare a student for employment
as a medical administrative assistant. Medical administrative assistants are
specialists who facilitate the work of physicians, researchers, and other members
of the health team. All course work may be applied to the associate degree.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Information Technology and Office Systems Department, Old Central
Building, Room 137, telephone number (517) 483-1546.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 35 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 145    Introductory Anat & Physiology                                   4
CABS 110    Intro to Microsoft Office                                        3
CABS 113    Document Processing/Workplace                                    4
CABS 126    Excel                                                            2
CHSE 123    Medical Insurance Billing I                                      3
CHSE 124    Medical Insurance Billing II                                     3
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 197    Medical Vocabulary                                               3
OADM 198    Health Information Management                                    3
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   2
OADM 207    Medical Transcription                                            3
OADM 228    Financial Mgmt in Health Care                                    3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   35

1.    Students must complete all courses with a grade of 2.0 or higher to
      receive this certificate of achievement.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II                III
BIOL 145          CABS 113          CHSE 124
CABS 110          CHSE 123          OADM 102
CABS 126          OADM 198          OADM 203
OADM 197          OADM 207          OADM 228