Continuing Education

Medical Office Technology

Program Application

Career Overview

Medical Office Assistants routinely work in specialty practices, hospitals, clinics, or related healthcare organizations. They typically schedule appointments, organize and maintain files, prepare reports and letters, and design office system procedures. They are also responsible for billing and collections for their practices.

Length & Cost of Training

The 320-hour program generally takes two semesters to complete. Tuition is $1,953 not including books.

Prerequisites

  • Eligible to work in the US
  • Documentation or assessment of entry-level college academic skills in reading, writing, and basic arithmetic or previous credit college-level coursework
  • Documentation or assessment of computer skills by either transcript computer course work or free computer skills assessment on campus for Windows and MS Office

Coursework

Class Hours
Medical Terminology I (MDCA 1013) 64
Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals (PBHL 1001) 16
Human Disease/Pathophysiology (MDCA 1002) 48
MS Office 2010 (ITSW 1021) 36
Medical Office Procedures (MDCA 1021) 64
Computerized Medical Records (HITT 1011) 48
Medical Insurance/Coding (MDCA 1043) 48
Total 324
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