The Medical Front Office Clerk Program provides students with the necessary preparation for entry-level positions in a medical front office setting.

You will gain knowledge in medical terminology, medical billing and coding, software applications, administrative duties, legal requirements on reporting and patient privacy, communication, customer service, medical transcription, and workplace diversity.  The curriculum also prepares you for a pathway to credit medical assisting programs.

Complete the following courses to earn a certificate!

Required Courses:

  • BUSN 2601A - Computer Keyboarding A
  • BUSN 7304 - Fundamentals of Office Records Management and Filing
  • HLTN 5000 - Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • HLTN 5001 - Medical Front Office Clerk Procedures

A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses. 

Request Your Certificate

If you have completed and passed all of the required courses, submit the petition form “Petition for Certificate of Completion."

Petition for Certificate of Completion

Steps to Get Started

Use the guide below to start taking classes in the Medical Front Office Clerk Program.  For more detailed instructions, go to How to Take Noncredit Classes

  1. Check course availability in Schedule of Classes

    To find Medical Front Office Clerk Program courses in the class schedule, look for the subjects “Health Noncredit” and "Business Noncredit"

    Go to Class Schedule

  2. Choose which type of student you are:

    Follow these steps if you are new to PCC OR returning after an absence of 1 or more major semester(s):

    1. Apply to Noncredit
      • Create an OpenCCC account if you don’t have one already.

    2. Receive Welcome Letter via email

    3. Activate your LancerPoint account

    4. Check your Registration Status Date in LancerPoint

    5. Register for classes in LancerPoint using CRN# 

    Follow these steps if you are a current or continuing PCC student (noncredit or credit):

    1. Check your Registration Status Date in LancerPoint

    2. Register for classes in LancerPoint using CRN#