How to get started?

Our spring semester has begun.  Your next opportunity to start a program at HOC will be fall 2019.  Please check the HOC website again in February 2019 for detailed information.


Course Description:

Learn to communicate effectively in the workplace as you prepare for a career in healthcare.  Understanding the meaning of interchangeable words and medical terms used in different contexts in medical services and procedures makes the language of medicine easy to master for use in the office for medical transcription, billing, and coding.  Class provides instruction in basic medical terminology with an emphasis on body systems.



A passing score on the HOC Math/English Assessment test.  No High School Diploma or equivalent required for this class.


Registration Costs: 



Additional Fees:  (Other prerequisite costs may vary)


Approximate Cost

Due Date

Book # 1


First day of class



Start Date

End Date

Days of the Week


January 15, 2019

May 23, 2019

Tuesdays and Thursdays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Scrub color:  Grey scrub top and black professional pants

grey scrubs
black scrubs


B. Downing


Refund policy for this class:

There is a $25.00 charge for all refunds prior to 48 hours of the start of this class.  No refunds after that time.


Med Term