YOU ARE HERE: HomePrograms of StudyAdministrative Business Technology/Health Information TechnologyAdministrative Business Technology/Health Information Technology-Medical (Cert.)

Administrative Business Technology/Health Information Technology - Medical (Cert.)– The medical curriculum offers students the opportunity to acquire skills necessary to seek employment in doctors' offices, hospitals, research institutions, insurance and pharmaceutical companies, and other health facilities. Students take courses in medical terminology, medical transcription, medical coding, medical billing, and medical office procedures. During the final semester, all students participate in a medical internship program.

Course Descriptions: Online or PDF

ABT/HIT - Medical
Certificate
Hegis Code: 5005

Total Credits: 34

First Semester Credits
ABT 102 College Keyboarding (1) 3
ABT 254 Medical Workshop 3
HIT 151 Medical Terminology 3
HIT 156 Medical Coding CPT 3
Lab Science Elective (2) 4
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Second Semester Credits
ABT 109 Word Processing Applications 3
ABT 114 Presentation Software Basics 1
ABT 115 Spreadsheet Basics 1
ABT 205 Administrative Business Technology Internship 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (3)
3
HIT 159 ICD-10 Medical Coding 3
Total Semester Credits 14
   
Third Semester Credits
ABT 244 Business Writing 4
Total Semester Credits 4

1. Students are expected to type a minimum of 30 wpm before entering the certificate program. Students who do not meet this requirement should take ABT 100 (Fundamentals of Keyboarding) prior to entering the program. Contact the ABT/HIT Department for placement information.

2. Choose from:
    - AHS 131 Anatomy and Physiology I,
    - AHS 225 Medical Concepts and Techniques, or
    - BIO 101 Introduction to College Biology I.

3. Depending on placement.

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information