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2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Medical Data Specialist Certificate


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Program Advisor: Contact Judy Massie, 354-6068 (jemassie@actx.edu) or Javier Herrera, 354-6007 (jfherrera@actx.edu)

Contact the Testing Center or the Program Advisor for testing requirements. Testing requirements are based on the unique needs of the certificate program.

Certificate of Completion
Major Code - MDSP.CERT

actx.edu/medical_data

This curriculum prepares the student as a Medical Data Specialist (MDSP). The Medical Data Specialist schedules patients, files insurance, codes for federal and state reimbursements and collections, types correspondence, transcribes from medical dictation, maintains telephone communication and collates all files to maintain the patient’s record. Upon completion of this curriculum, a certificate will be awarded.

A grade of C or higher is required for satisfactory completion of all courses.

To continue in the program a student may repeat a required course only one time, and may repeat no more than two required courses while enrolled in the program. The term “repeat” shall be interpreted to mean re-enrollment following withdrawal, drop or an unsatisfactory grade from a class.

A student seeking entry into the Medical Data Specialist program must file a specific program application and complete additional admission procedures as required. Information is available on the MDS website.

Program Requirements

Major Options (11-15 Semester Hours)


Students should select a major concentration in administration, coding, or transcription.

Total (35-42 Semester Hours)


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