2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Business Information Technology - Medical Office Clerk Certificate
PGM Code – 312C
Program Description The Medical Office Clerk Certificate is designed to prepare the graduate for positions as entry-level medical office support professionals. The program includes courses in general office skills, grammar, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, medical records, and medical document processing and computer applications. Graduates may find employment in doctors’ offices, medical clinics, hospitals, and other health facilities.
Employment opportunities for MIT Certificate graduates may be found in outpatient-related settings such as physician’s practices, medical clinics, surgical centers, hospitals, insurance companies, managed care organization, long-term care facilities, and home-health agencies.
These settings provide a variety of administrative support positions including medical receptionist, patient registration clerk, medical records clerk and patient accounts representative.
Recommended: HIV/AIDS and CPR Certification.
Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.
Credit/Grade Requirements The Certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 42 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.
Students Are Advised To
- Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
- Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
- Communicate with a faculty adviser.
Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458
The advisers for this program are
Kim Haines | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1293
Teri Odegard | email@example.com | 425.640.1634
Kathie Richer | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1242
Business Information Technology | www.edcc.edu/bstec
Gainful employment information is available for this program.