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Butler Community College 2018-19 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Medical Specialist (Certificate)

Program Information

This program will prepare you, under supervision of office managers and other professionals, to perform routine administrative duties in a medical, clinical, or health care facility. You will be able to perform specialized data entry, classification and record-keeping procedures related to medical diagnostic, treatment, billing and insurance documentation.


This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), reflecting a strong commitment to the enhancement of student learning, the advancement of teaching excellence, and the measurement of program effectiveness.

Program Entry Requirements

BE 101. Beginning Document Processing  or successful completion of the placement test which will include document formatting and a minimum keyboard speed of 40 wpm.

To make an appointment for testing contact:

Karen Waddell kwaddell@butlercc.edu

All students who have not taken the ACT or SAT within the last 3 years or have had no previous college English or math courses are required to take a placement test prior to enrolling in English or mathematics courses.

Completion Requirements

 To receive this degree or certificate, a student must:

  1. Attain a grade of C or higher in each required course.
  2. Attain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 (C)
  3. Complete at least one semester of internship.

Gainful Employment

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our Gainful Employment page.

Contact Information

Karen Wright
Department Chair, Professor
Office: BOA 5205s