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Medical Office Support

Do you want an administrative career in the medical field? This program can prepare you to meet the growing demand for qualified medical office professionals.

In this program, you’ll learn medical terminology, billing and coding, reception and computerized patient scheduling. You’ll develop the office and technical skills that employers want in today’s medical field, and gain hands-on training through an internship and other on-the-job experiences.

When you complete the program, you’ll be ready to pursue opportunities in not only doctors’offices, but also medical clinics, hospitals, medical insurance companies and medical laboratories.

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Medical Office Billing & Coding

Learn medical terminology, billing and coding, and work with computer applications found in today’s medical settings. This degree helps to prepare for the national Certified Professional Coder examination.

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Medical Office Receptionist

This 3-quarter certificate prepares individuals for employment in medical offices with skills such as greeting and communicating with patients, creating and maintaining records, and using computer applications. The certificate is embedded into the two-year Medical Office Specialist degree. Students will earn the Medical Clerical certificate after the first two quarters of the Medical Reception certificate.

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Medical Office Specialist

Students study medical terminology and work with computer applications found in today’s healthcare settings. Students will also study office procedures, medical office reception, accounting, bookkeeping, billing and medical coding, and are introduced to office management. Students earn the embedded Medical Office Receptionist certificate upon completing the first 3 quarters of the Medical Office Specialist degree.This two-year associate in applied science degree program will prepare students for careers in medical offices, hospitals, or insurance companies.