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Business Information Systems/Medical Office BIMO.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 61 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

Students in this program will use advanced features in various software applications, and will learn to integrate multiple applications to be more productive. In addition to the information technology courses, the degree includes a strong focus on health care with classes in medical terminology, medical coding, records management, and medical office administration. Students will learn to work in teams, support internal and external customers, and use new technologies to maximize business productivity.

Program Outcomes

  • Assess business problems using analytical and critical thought processes to identify the best technology solution.
  • Apply quantitative skills appropriate to business information occupations.
  • Use specialized terminology effectively.
  • Display good human relations skills in various settings such as one-to-one, team and groups.
  • Practice professional attitude and work ethics related to situations in business and industry.
  • Manage the flow of information, media and documents throughout the life cycle; input, processing, output, distribution, use, storage, retrieval and disposition.
  • Apply appropriate customer service skills in a variety of settings such as face-to-face, telephone and online.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities include medical office receptionists, secretaries, billing/insurance clerks, and medical office administrators in physician's offices, urgent care centers, managed care organizations, laboratories, nursing homes and hospitals.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.


Course Title Credits
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
ACC 1210 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BIO 1121 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BIS 1201 Keyboarding & Document Formatting 3
BIS 1220 Word Processing Software 3
BIS 1221 Specialized Computer Applications for Health Information Management 3
BIS 1301 Advanced Document Formatting & Keyboarding 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
BIS 2140 Records Management 2
BIS 2170 BIS Capstone 3
BIS 2180 Medical Office Simulation 3
BIS 2270 Business Information Systems Internship 2
COM 2225 Small Group Communication 3
ECO 2160 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1199 Textual Editing 3
HIM 1101 Medical Terminology 2
HIM 1201 Introductory Medical Office Coding 4
LAW 1101 Business Law 3
MAT 1120 Business Mathematics 3
(MAN 2150 OR MAN 1107) 3
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Program Accreditation Information

This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Association (CHEA).

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.