Aug 17, 2019  
Butler 2019-20 Catalog 
Butler 2019-20 Catalog

Business Medical Specialist (AAS)

Program Information

The students are to choose one of two emphases: medial office or physicians coding, depending on choice of electives. They may continue to become a certified coder by completing the additional requirement for the Physician Coding Certificate.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.


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

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.

Contact Information

Karen Wright
Department Chair
Office: BOA 5205S

Fourth Term: 14 Credit Hours

Total Degree Pathway Credit Hours: 62