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Business Information Systems/Medical Office Specialist BUMS.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 32 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2020

What is the program about?

In this one-year certificate, students will work with various software applications, learn medical terminology, and take medical office and customer service courses that prepare them to work in a medical office environment.

Program Outcomes

  • Use specialized terminology effectively.
  • Assess business problems using analytical and critical thought processes to identify the best technology solution.
  • Identify appropriate customer service skills in a variety of settings such as face-to-face, telephone and online.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities include medical office receptionists, secretaries, billing/insurance clerks, and medical office administrators in physician's offices, urgent care centers, managed care organizations, laboratories, nursing homes and hospitals.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1201 Keyboarding & Document Formatting 3
BIS 1220 Word Processing Software 3
BIS 1230 Spreadsheet Software 3
BIS 1260 Database Software 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
BIS 2180 Medical Office Simulation 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
HIM 1101 Medical Terminology 2
MAN 2150 (Management & Organizational Behavior) OR MAN 1107 (Foundations of Business) 3
MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.