Medical Office Biller/Coder

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Medical Office Biller/Coder

One-Year Certificate

Courses by Placement/Transfer

The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation.  Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore.  Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

ENG 051 or

ENG 098

Introduction to College Writing or

Writing Essentials

4/4

3/3

ENG 052

Introduction to College Reading

4/4

MTH 051

MTH 120

Pre Algebra and/or

Introduction to Algebra

4/4

FYS 101

First-Year Seminar

2/2

Program of Study

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Pre/Corequisites

Semester 1

OIS 106

Medical Coding

4/5

ALH 104

OIS 115

Security/Professional Issues in the Office

3/3

ANP 118

Introduction to the Human Body

4/5

ALH 104

Medical Terminology

3/3

CIS 160

Desktop Applications

3/4

Total

 

17/20

 

Semester 2

OIS 120

Introduction to Medical Records & Scheduling

4/5

OIS 206

Advanced Medical Coding

3/4

OIS 106

OIS 257

Administrative Assistant Procedures

4/4

OIS 151 and CIS 160

ENG 111

English Composition I

3/3

ENG 051 or ENG 098 &
ENG 052 or Placement

OIS 151

Information Keyboarding I

3/4

May be waived

Total

 

17/20

Cert Total

 

34/40


Microsoft Office Specialist

What You'll Earn - Industry Certification:

This program incorporates a recognized industry certification as part of your degree program. You will study for and complete two seperate Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams (included in the cost of tuition).

* courses that include MOS certification components

For this program, students should be able to demonstrate a touch keyboarding rate of at least 45 words a minute. Students limited in these skills should complete OIS 151 before enrolling in the first semester of this program. In order to receive a degree in this program, students must take the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute’s Job Ready Occupational Competency Test.

Students are responsible for all prerequisites and/or co-requisites. See course descriptions.

This program is intended to prepare students for employment, and therefore has not been designed to transfer to senior institutions. Some of the courses, however, may be transferable. For clarification, see a WSCC advisor.

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