Business Office Administration – Medical Office Concentration

Course Description: The Business Office Administration - Medical Office Concentration offers a 60 credit hours/975 clock hour Associate in Applied Science. The Medical Office Concentration prepares students to work in a variety of healthcare settings as medical coders or billing and reimbursement specialists.

Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate from this program. Completion time depends on course load, course withdrawals, and repeat courses. The program takes approximately four semesters to complete based on full-time status (15+ hours per semester).

Location: Alexandria, Ferriday, Rod Brady, and Ward H. Nash Avoyelles campuses.
Cost: $2,133 per semester (based on highest credential available).

Gainful Employment Disclosure 

  • This program is designed to be completed in two years.
  • This program will cost $8532.00 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $6,760.85 of debt.
  • The following states do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Louisiana
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Credentials and Exit Points

The credentials and exit points for the AAS Business Office Administration - Medical Concentration are listed below. Students who pursue the highest credential for this program (Associate of Applied Science) have the opportunity to finish each semester with a competency certificate.


AAS – Business Administration (Medical Office Concentration)

Exit Points:

TD – Business Office Technology (Medical Office Concentration)

CTS – Medical Office Specialist

CTS in Medical Records/Billing Specialist

CTS – Customer Service Specialist

CTC – Customer Service Representative

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