Office Administration/Health Service - Academic Certificate

Curriculum Code: 634

Program Information
This program prepares students to become integral parts of the administrative support team found in today’s complex medical and dental office environments. This program provides students with a strong background in general and business education, computer hardware and software operations, and integrating technology with the multiple tasks of an office environment. Courses in this program concentrate on interpersonal skills, working as a member of a team, communications skills, decision- making, effectively managing priorities and managing administrative tasks.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Certificate programs provide specific career skills development as well as the opportunity to test an area of interest, or enhance a degree program. Students who complete a certificate program can continue to obtain a degree.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Describe the practices associated with health service administration practices. •Discuss the components of multiple tasks associated with health services administration.


Gainful Employment Information:
http://www.cccnj.edu/ge/ Office%20Administration%20Health%20Service/GE%20- %20Office%20Administration%20Health%20Service.html

Employment Opportunities:
Entry-level administrative positions in clinics, consulting firms, health insurance organizations, healthcare associations, hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, mental health organizations, public health departments, rehabilitation centers

Program Requirements (24)
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EN
204
Business Communication
3
HS
103
Medical Terminology
2
OA
109
Medical Office Practice
3
OA
110
Introduction to Health Information Mgmt
OA
212
Medical Coding
3
OA
217
Medical Office Accounting
3
OA
219
Administrative Office Management
3

General Education Requirements (6)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3

Total Credits: (30)