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    Apr 21, 2019  
2018-19 Gaston College Catalog 
2018-19 Gaston College Catalog

Medical Office Administration - Billing and Coding Diploma (D25310MC)

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The Medical Office Administration-Billing and Coding diploma program is designed for the individual entering, upgrading, or retraining in the medical office field with an interest in working with insurance billing and coding.

Employment opportunities may be found in healthcare facilities, insurance billing offices, labs, and medical equipment manufacturers.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate proper use of medical terminology and abbreviations used in medical offices and medical information management systems.
  2. Demonstrate, identify and assess appropriate procedures and tasks performed in an office environment.

Total Credit Hours: 16

Total Credit Hours: 18

Total Credit Hours: 12

Total Program Hours: 46


This program will NOT certify an individual as a professional coder.  To become certified, students should contact one of the accrediting bodies and make arrangements for the certification exam.  For more information, please visit

The credits obtained from this diploma may be applied toward an Associate Degree in Medical Office Administration; however, major course credits earned over five years ago will not apply.

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