Medical Office Clerk

Career and Technical Studies
Degree
Certificate: Business and Office in Medical Office Clerk
Length
Two-semester (one-year) program
Purpose

The curriculum for Medical Office Clerk is a one-year program of instruction in clerical activities related to the health field.

Occupational Objectives

Position in health-related facilities; namely, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, certain government agencies, and other health care institutions, such as:
Admissions Clerk
File Clerk
Financial Clerk
Insurance Clerk
Medical Transcriptionist
Receptionist
Typist

Requirements

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Medical Office Clerk program requires competency in English as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in one year.

First Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
AST 101 1 3 0 3
AST 107 3 0 3
AST 136 3 0 3
AST 234 3 0 3
HIM 113 6 3 0 3
SDV 100 7 1 0 1
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
UNIV 100 elective
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16  

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
AST 102 3 0 3
AST 236 3 0 3
AST 245 2 3 0 3
AST 290 3 3 0 3
ENG 137 3 0 3
Or ENG 111 4 College Composition
Elective 5 Social/Behavior Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 18 0 18  

Certificate Earned!

Complete two more semesters and you can have a degree in Health Information Management.