Have you always wanted to work in a doctor's office, and be part of the medical team?
To learn more, call WVJC today or Request Information.
Medical Office Administrators are the members of the medical team that make health care facilities run smoothly for doctors and patients. If you want to have a positive impact on people's lives, Medical Office Administration may be the career for you!
In this program, you will earn an Associate Degree in Medical Office Administration and possess the skills to work in a doctors office, clinic, and other health care facilities.
In this program you will learn how to:
- Perform basic coding
- Maintain electronic health records
- Handle billing
- Schedule appointments for patients
- Understand medical terms
- Work with medical records
- Transcribe (write out) a doctors notes
- Protect patient privacy
- Use computers and medical software to perform office tasks
With your Associate Degree, you could:
- Manage a doctor's office
- Work with insurance companies
- Work at the admissions desk at a hospital
- Work as a doctor's secretary
- Work as an administrative assistant in any kind of office
Externships and Certifications
At WVJC, we know your goal is to get in to your dream career fast. We've designed our Medical Office Administration program to meet your career goals and the needs of local employers. Experience and certifications are a great way to improve your marketability to employers.
“Now that I have finished school here at WVJC and do what I love, I am more driven to be at work and to be a better employee.”
“I think the biggest advantage I'll take with me after graduating from WVJC is confidence.”
“They're so respectful and compassionate toward each member of the student body. You feel like they're there just for you.”
As one of our Medical Office Administration students you will complete an externship as part of your program. This on-the-job training allows you to apply the skills you've learned in the real world with real people. This experience is invaluable and also allows you to showcase your skills to employers in your area who hire Medical Office Administrators.
Not only does our Medical Office Administration program prepare you to be job ready, but it's also designed to prepare you for certification exams which can strengthen your appeal in the job market. Some of the certifications our students are qualified to take include:
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
- Billing and Coding Specialist
- Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
Medical Office Administrators are an important part of the office team. Dress like a professional, have a successful career and achieve financial security. To learn more about the program, call WVJC today or Request Information.