Department Chair

Office
Cumberland Hall, Room 377-D, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Denise DeDeaux

What does it take to operate a healthcare facility?

Today’s medical office seeks qualified professionals to provide efficiency in the day-to-day operation of the healthcare facility.
Since job growth is expected to be stronger than average, a formal education is highly recommended to be competitive.
The Medical Office Administration program prepares individuals for an exciting career in the managerial and support roles of the administrative medical office professional.

What will I learn?

Through studies in medical terminology, computer applications, medical office management, medical insurance and billing, and medical legal issues, as well as specialty areas within the curriculum tracks, students are able to gain the skills necessary to be successful.
The degree is not only available through face-to-face, evening, and hybrid courses, but it can also be completed online.
In addition, students are required to complete a Work-Based Learning internship in a medical facility allowing them to receive experience in their chosen career.

What to Expect:

Course Work

The Medical Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.
Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments. Course work includes:
  • Billing and Insurance
  • Formatting
  • Information Systems
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Office Management
  • Word Processing

Career Paths

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in:
  • Dental Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Companies
  • Laboratories
  • Medical Offices
  • Medical Supply Companies
  • Other Health-Care Related Organizations 

Current Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates Available for Medical Office Administration

Associate Degree

Medical Office Administration (A25310)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, 1 Unit of Algebra, & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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Certificate Degrees

Dental Office Specialist Certificate (C25310C3)

Program Length:2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Inpatient Medical Coding Specialist Certificate (C25310C4)

Program Length:2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Medical Coding Specialist Certificate (C25310C2)

Program Length:2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Medical Office Administration Certificate (C25310C1)

Program Length:2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate