Medical Office Administration Certificate

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ENROLLMENT PROCESS:

There is no official enrollment requirement before starting courses. Many courses are offered to non-majors and all courses are free-standing to allow for flexible scheduling. However, students pursuing a certificate or degree should follow the suggested order of courses below. The advisories and requisites are designed to guide students through a logical progression into advanced courses.

DEPARTMENTAL COURSE OFFERINGS:

NOTE: New course sections have JUST been added to the Marina Education Center as listed below. Students may take courses in Monterey or Marina interchangeably. The suggested order of courses posted below is for fall starters but it is also possible to start in spring - talk to your counselor about your personal education plan.

Every semester, all locations: MEDA 130, ANAT 5 (Biology dept.) 

Fall semester, Monterey: MEDA 100, MEDA 105 (also online), MEDA 120, MEDA 112, MEDA 114, MEDA 117, MEDA 116, MEDA 118 (online), MEDA 122

Spring semester, Monterey: MEDA 101, MEDA 110, MEDA 113, MEDA 121

Spring semester, Marina: MEDA 100, MEDA 105, MEDA 120, MEDA 112, MEDA 114, MEDA 116, MEDA 118, MEDA 122

Fall semester, Marina: MEDA 101, MEDA 110, MEDA 121

Check availability of CSIS, MATH, ENGL and General Education course sections by semester schedules

SUGGESTED ORDER OF COURSES, MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION, MONTEREY CAMPUS

AV - advisory, CR – co-requisite, PR – prerequisite, course units in parentheses

FALL 1

SPRING 1

FALL 2

SPRING 2

MEDA 100 (1)

Introduction to Health Careers

AV: eligibility for ENGL 1A

MEDA 110 (3)

Medical Office Procedures

AV: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

PR: CSIS 50/50L, 35 wpm typing

MEDA 112 (2)

Medical Office Computer Applications

AV: MEDA 105 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

PR: CSIS 50/50L

GE courses/electives

MEDA 105 (4)

Medical Terminology

AV: eligibility for ENGL 1A

MEDA 101 (3)

Law, Ethics and IT Security

AV: eligibility for ENGL 1A

MEDA 114 (2)

Medical Insurance Management

AV: MEDA 105 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

 

 

 

 

 

ENGL (1A, 110 or 111)(3)

English

ANAT 5 (4)

Basic Human Anatomy

AV: MEDA 105

MEDA 116 (2)

Medical Linguistics and Transcription

AV: ANAT 5 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

PR: 35 wpm typing, MEDA 105, CR: MEDA 118

 

CSIS 50 + 50 L (3)

MS Office Applications and Lab

MEDA 117 (3)

Medical Diagnostic Coding

AV: MEDA 105 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

 

MEDA 118 (3)

Pharmacology and Human Diseases

AV: MATH 261, MEDA 105, ANAT 5 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

 

 

 

 

 

MATH 261 (4)

Beginning Algebra

(not required but advised)

 

BUSI 120A (3)

Basic Accounting

 

MEDA 113 (2)

Medical Procedure Coding

AV: MEDA 105 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GE course/elective (3-4)

 

 

 

 

 

16 UNITS

16 UNITS

11-16 UNITS

 

  

PLEASE REFER TO THE  MPC CATALOG FOR ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 

  • Please see MPC Schedule of Courses for specific course times
  • Please email Monika Bell for questions and/or to schedule an appointment
  • If you cannot enroll because a course is full, please email the instructor or Monika Bell to request an add code or to be placed on the waiting list – meanwhile, keep checking webreg because spots sometimes open back up before classes start