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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business - Medical Practice Management Concentration - A.A.S.

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For more information on this program, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at bustechinfo@volstate.edu.

The goal of this concentration is to prepare individuals for career entry and career sustaining position in support of on-site medical related business operations for a doctor, dentist, or other licensed medical professional. Responsibilities for medical practice management professionals include insurance records, patient billing, scheduling of medical procedures, and patient relations management. Graduates qualify for several professional certifications in coding and reimbursement. Students interested in this concentration must schedule an advisement session. Specific program courses are scheduled on a rotating basis. Full-time and part-time students may enroll in this concentration.

All Business students are required to take the business exit exam and the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (16)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)

Career and Salary Information

The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary Median
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians $24,510 $38,610


Recommended Schedule

This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)

  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Non-Sequential Science (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

First Year - Summer Semester - Credits (4)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (12)

  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)                             

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