AAS Degrees

AAS - Associate in Applied Science

  • WakeTech Course ID: A25310P

    The Medical Office Professional curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative office personnel (AAS degree). Students develop skills in medical office procedures and tasks, along with medical terminology, keyboarding, editing and formatting, office software applications, office computations, records management, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, electronic health records, oral and written communication, critical thinking, team building, and problem solving. The degree is available online.

    Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of medical office positions in medical offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, research facilities, and other healthcare organizations. Students may be eligible to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

  • WakeTech Course ID: A25310B

    Medical Office Administration has a new concentration in Medical Billing and Coding (AAS degree). Students develop skills in medical coding and auditing, along with medical terminology, keyboarding, editing and formatting, office software applications, office computations, medical office procedures, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, electronic health records, oral and written communication, critical thinking, team building; and problem solving. The degree is available online. Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in medical offices; healthcare facilities including hospitals, nursing homes, and rehabilitation centers; insurance billing offices; and laboratories. Students are eligible to take industry-recognized certification exams.

  • WakeTech Course ID: A25310H

    Medical Office Administration has a new concentration in Healthcare Administration (AAS degree). Students develop skills in healthcare administration and human resources management, along with medical terminology, keyboarding, editing and formatting, office software applications, office computations, medical office procedures, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, electronic health records, oral and written communication, critical thinking, team building, and problem solving. The degree is available online.

    Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in medical offices; healthcare facilities including hospitals, nursing homes, and rehabilitation centers; medical supply companies; research facilities; and pharmaceutical companies. Students are eligible to take industry-recognized certification exams.