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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

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School of Health Sciences – Online Program

Department of Health Professions

Faculty in the Department of Health Professions encourages student growth in health profession disciplines from the Christian worldview in preparation for employment/graduate education as they pursue God’s purpose for their lives.

Medical Office Assistant Major (A.A.S.)

The purpose of the Medical Office Assistant major is to provide formal training for healthcare professionals who hold the Christian worldview to ensure the functions of a physicians’ office operate smoothly on a daily basis.

The student will be able to:

  1. Analyze the roles, responsibilities, and medical terminology within the various health professions.
  2. Apply knowledge of insurance, billing, coding, and bookkeeping practices to the medical field.
  3. Evaluate medical office infection control, legal, and ethical issues.

Program of Study

Medical Office Assistant Major (A.A.S.) (Online)
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (24 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (9 hrs)
Skills and Knowledge (6 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (22 hrs)*
AMOA 203 Medical Office Systems and Procedures (D) 3
AMOA 204 Medical Office Insurance (D) 3
AMOA 206 Medical Office Billing and Bookkeeping (D) 3
AMOA 207 Medical Office Coding (D) 3
AMOA 254 Medical Office Infection Control (D) 3
AMOA 256 Medical Office Ethics and Law (D) 3
HLTH 105 Introduction to the Health Professions 3
NURS 105 Medical Terminology 1
TOTAL HOURS: 61 hours minimum required.
*“C” or better is required in all courses


Degree Completion Plans (DCP) for Liberty University Online programs are available online at http://www.liberty.edu/dcps.

Undergraduate Certificates

The School of Health Sciences offers undergraduate certificates in several areas of study through Liberty University Online.


  1. Complete 18 total hours with a 2.00 GPA
  2. All courses must be completed through Liberty University
  3. No grade of “D” may be applied to the certificate
  4. Submission of Certificate Completion Application at beginning of final semester

Certificate Completion Plans (CCP) can be accessed online at http://www.liberty.edu/dcps.

Certificate in Healthcare Management

Certificate in Healthcare Management (18 hrs) (Online)
BUSI 302 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3
BUSI 311 Introduction to Healthcare Administration 3
BUSI 344 Management of Human Resources and Health Professionals 3
BUSI 418 Research and Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare 3
INFO 320 Healthcare Informatics 3
Choose one of the following courses: 3
BUSI 323 Financial Analysis and Management in Healthcare
BUSI 428 Strategic Management and Marketing in Healthcare
BUSI 429 Healthcare Economics
HLTH 491 Grantsmanship
INFO 305 Quality Management and Decision Support

Certificate in Health Sciences

Certificate in Health Sciences (18 hrs) (Online)
HLTH 105 Introduction to the Health Professions 3
HLTH 221 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3
HLTH 222 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3
HLTH 252 Drugs in Society 3
HLTH 330 Human Nutrition 3
HLTH 380 Health Promotion for Aging Populations 3

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