Gogebic Community College

Medical Office Professional

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Medical Office Professional Program Overview

  • Certificate Program
  • 1 Year
  • Fully Online


The online Medical Office Professional program prepares students to perform administrative duties that support healthcare staff such as scheduling appointments, billing patients, compiling, and recording medical charts, reporting, and correspondence.  

Unique Features

  • The Medical Office Professional program's course sequence (see below) serves as the first two semesters of the Medical Coding and Billing Specialist program, which is a 2-year, fully online certificate program. Students are encouraged to meet with the program's faculty advisor to discuss options for continuing with the GCC Medical Coding and Billing Specialist program upon successful completion of this 1-year, fully online certificate program.


  • Students are required to achieve a grade of 75% (C) or higher in courses to successfully complete the program and move into the Medical Coding and Billing program.


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Courses at Gogebic

Prefix Title Credits
COL 102 College and Career Success 1
HIT 110 Introduction to Health Information Management 4
ENG 101 OR ENG 105 English Composition I OR Technical English 3
BIO 105 Anatomy and Physiology 4
Prefix Title Credits
BUS 116 Medical Terminology 4
HIT 108 Medical Office Procedures 2
HIT 109 Health Care Data Structure (1st 8 weeks) 2
BUS 161 Microsoft Essentials 4
Total Credits: 24
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