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Medical Office Administration

 

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Medical Office Administration

An education in Medical Office Administration is your opportunity to enter the medical field in an administrative role to help others and your community. This program provides the ability to work at a wide variety of employers in the medical industry including medical offices, clinics, dental offices, and more. After program completion, students will have the option to sit for the medical coding certification exam through the American Health Information Management Association or the American Academy of Professional Coders.

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The criteria for admission to the medical office administration program include: 

  1. A completed medical form including all required immunizations prior to enrolling in WBL-111; and 
  2. A urine drug screen and criminal background check required prior to enrolling in WBL-111. 

***WBL-111 is a work-based learning experience with a college approved employer in which the students will spend 160 hours in a medical facility.  WBL-111 Work-Based Learning is a requirement for the associate degree only*** 

Note:  All MED and OST prefix courses in the Medical Office Administration program required a grade of “C” or better. 

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Highlights of the Program

  • Medical terminology 
  • Computer applications 
  • Medical office management 
  • Medical coding 
  • Medical insurance and billing 
  • Legal and ethical issues related to the medical industry 
  • Communication 

Degrees/Certificates

  • Associate in Applied Science – Medical Office Administration 
  • Diploma in Medical Office Administration 
  • Certificate in Medical Office Administration 

Potential Careers

Jobs

  • Office Clerk 
  • Administrative Support Worker 
  • Medical Secretary 
  • Medical Administrative Assistant 
  • Medical Records Specialist 
  • Medical Transcriptionist 
  • File Clerk 

Salary

  • $31,500 annual, median 

 

Class Schedules

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HCC offers a variety of class times to fit your busy schedule. Different class options are available based on your graduation year. You can view available classes and then meet with your advisor to get registered.

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For more information contact:

Lisa Frady
  • Lisa Frady
  • Success Coach