Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Medical Office Administration - Healthcare Administration - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills (or) None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
OST 130 - Comprehensive Keyboarding None 3 4 Fall, Spring
MED 121 - Medical Terminology I None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
OST 164 - Office Editing None 3 3 Fall
OST 148 - Medical Insurance and Billing None 3 3 Fall


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 111 - Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
OST 134 - Text Entry & Formatting OST 130 or skills 3 3 Fall, Spring
MED 122 - Medical Terminology II MED 121 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
OST 149 - Medical Legal Issues None 3 3 Spring
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
HMT 110 - Intro to Healthcare Management OST 134 OR OST 136, and OST 164 3 3 Fall
ECO 252 - Principles of Macroeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring
BIO 163 - Basic Anatomy & Physiology (or) Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 097 4 6 Fall
MAT 110 - Math Measurement & Literacy Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 010-030 3 3 Fall
CTS 130 - Spreadsheet None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Elective Varies 3 3 Fall
BUS 153 - Human Resource Management None 3 3 Fall


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
HMT 211 - Long Term Care Admin None 3 3 Spring
OST 184 - Records Management None 3 3 Spring
OST 289 - Office Admin Capstone OST 134 or OST 136 & OST 164 3 4 Spring
HMT 212 - Management of Healthcare Org None 3 3 Spring
OST 243 - Medical Office Simulation OST 148 3 3 Spring
WBL 110 - World of Work Last semester 1 1 Fall, Spring


Program contact

Tiffany Cooper

Medical Office Systems Instructor
Business Sciences
tcooper@isothermal.edu
828-395-1638
Business Sciences 110


Pathway types



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Medical Office Administration - Medical Billing and Coding - Certificate

Electives: ACC 120, BUS 260, OST 286, OST 136, or WEB 285