2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    Mar 23, 2023  
2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Office Specialist: Advanced Career Studies Certificate

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Career Studies Certificate


Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to perform higher-level medical office functions.

Program Objectives: Employment opportunities include positions in health-related agencies such as physician’s practices, hospital billing and coding departments, and insurance companies.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college. It is recommended that students enroll in the CSC Medical Office Specialist prior to enrolling in the CSC Advanced Medical Office Specialist. Students must receive credit for AST 101 , which is included in the CSC Medical Office Specialist, prior to starting the CSC in Advanced Medical Office Specialist.

Developmental Requirements: Students who do not place into college-level English will be required to take developmental courses.

Students who do not demonstrate proficiency in MTE 1* , MTE 2*  and MTE 3*  will be required to complete developmental math courses.

It is strongly recommended that developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.


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