Medical Office Administration – 9 Month


Medical office administration students at West Virginia Junior College receive training to help hospitals, doctors’ offices, and other medical facilities operate efficiently.

Throughout the nine months of accelerated career-focused classes, WVJC medical office students receive training in electronic health records, medical office procedures, and basic billing and coding that contribute to the management of healthcare systems.

The student’s nine-month academic experience includes classroom instruction, interactive labs, externships, and career services.

West Virginia Junior College helps students balance family, work, and college by supporting them with personalized academic advising, caring and engaging faculty, career services, and other personal resources.

WVJC’s nine-month medical office administration students are qualified to sit for the following National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification* exams:

  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant*
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist**
  • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist**

*Certification is contingent upon passing the corresponding industry certification exam. Required/Included in Tuition/Fees.
**Certification is contingent upon passing the corresponding industry certification exam. Optional at own expense.

5 Step Plan For Success


West Virginia Junior College provides its students with a structured educational and training plan designed for quick entry into specific career areas. The WVJC experience begins with classroom instruction, continues with hands-on training, and culminates in career services.

Watch the video to understand how the WVJC 5 step plan is your plan to change the direction of your life.

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“The instructor were helpful and they genuinely cared about your education and provided the help you would need in any situation. They definitely go above and beyond!”

– Shaela Duley, WVJC Graduate

Medical Office Skills


WVJC’s 9-month medical office training prepares students for non-patient contact careers in the vast medical health industry and includes developing the following skill sets:

  • Basic Billing and Coding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Office Protocols
  • Medical Software Systems
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Control Schedules and Appointments
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • HIPAA

Start your path to becoming a medical administrator by requesting information today!

WVJC Supports Student Success


WVJC offers students a wide range of academic and personal support that complements the curriculum and is mission-critical to student performance and outcomes.

These support services include:

  • WE CARE
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Student Support
  • Counseling References
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Interactive Labs
  • Externships
  • Career Services
  • Scholarships^
  • Financial Aid**

Start your path to becoming a medical administrator by requesting information today!

^Scholarships available to those who qualify. See catalog for detailed eligibility requirements.

**For those who qualify. See catalog for detailed eligibility requirements.

Medical Office Externship and Certification


The West Virginia Junior College Nine-Month Medical Office Administration diploma program is a sequential and integrated hands-on course of study preparing students to develop skills, confidence, and functional knowledge for healthcare careers.

Externships are field placements arranged towards the end of the Medical Office Administration program and allow students to apply learned knowledge and abilities to a live patient care environment.

Certifications are typically administered by an industry-specific credentialing organization and provide evidence to employers that graduates have a standard degree of competency in a particular career role.

WVJC 9 month medical office administration graduates are qualified to sit for the following National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification* exams:

Start your path to becoming a medical administrator by requesting information today!

*Certification is contingent upon passing the corresponding industry certification exam. Required/Included in Tuition/Fees.
**Certification is contingent upon passing the corresponding industry certification exam. Optional at own expense.

“The staff members are absolutely amazing and want nothing more than for you to succeed. They will work with you in times of need to ensure you are well-connected with your professors.” 

– Lindsey Tenpenny, WVJC Student

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Scholarship Information

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Scholarships are available for many of our programs and vary by location.