Medical Office Technology

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.

Length & Cost of Training

The 228-hour program generally takes two semesters to complete. Tuition is $1,377 not including textbooks.

Licensure/Certification

Graduates of the Phlebotomy Technician program are qualified to take a national certification examination, specifically the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).

Prerequisites

  • Eligible to work in the U.S.
  • 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 coursework or free computer skills assessment on campus for Windows and MS Office

Coursework

ClassHours
Medical Terminology I (MDCA 1013)64
Medical Law & Ethics for Health Professionals (PBHL 1001)16
MS Office 2013 (ITSW 1021)36
Medical Office Procedures (MDCA 1021)64
Computerized Medical Records (HITT 1011)48
Total 228
Additional Recommended CoursesHours
Human Disease & Pathophysiology (MDCA1002)48
Insurance Coding (MDCA1043)48
Advanced Coding (POFM2010)64