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FAQ

Q: Where can I find information on the Medical Office Professional Program?

A: Beginning Spring 2013 there will be changes to the Medical Office program certificates and degrees. The Medical Office Clerk certificate and Medical Registration and Admission Clerk certificate have been combined into one 30-credit certificate. The Medical Office Assistant certificate has been renamed the Physician Practice Management certificate and is now found under the Health Information Management (HIM) program.

The Medical Billing Specialist certificate has been renamed the Medical Reimbursement Specialist certificate and is now found under the Health Information Management (HIM) program.

Q: It is my goal to earn an Associate Degree in the Medical Office field. What are my options?

A: Winter 2013 will be the last quarter new students are admitted to the current Medical Office Professional AAS degree track. Beginning Spring 2013, students wishing to pursue this type of degree will be referred to the Associate of Applied Sciences (APS) degree in Health Information Management (HIM).

Q: If I began a Medical Office certificate or degree program prior to Spring 2013, what does this mean for me?

A: You will still be able to finish your degree or certificate following the old curriculum. Remain in contact with your advisor to plan for program completion.

 

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