The Medical Office Professional curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative office personnel (AAS degree). Students develop skills in medical office procedures and tasks, along with medical terminology, keyboarding, editing and formatting, office software applications, office computations, records management, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, electronic health records, oral and written communication, critical thinking, team building, and problem solving
Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:
There are many opportunities available for those interested in pursuing a medical office administration degree. Since any medical office provider requires clerical support, healthcare administration careers exist at any doctor office, hospital, clinic, long-term care facility, and any other healthcare office.
Graduates of Medical Office Administration programs will also have knowledge of medical billing and reimbursement (including Medicare and Medicaid) and will be able to perform those duties as well.