Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street, Omaha, NE 68111-1610

Program Details

Metropolitan Community College offers a Medical Office – Medical Office Assistant program for students interested in careers as a medical receptionist or unit secretary. Graduates of the program may find jobs within many types of healthcare facilities or hospital work environments. Students may complete the program entirely online. However, MCC also offers traditional classes on the Elkhorn Valley, Fort Omaha, and South Omaha Campus.  Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded the Certificate of Achievement.

Students are required to complete 13.5 general education, 18 major requirement, and 22.5 option requirement credits to become eligible for graduation. This program has the potential to be completed in one year of full time study.

The general education courses are designed to provide the fundamentals within a broad range of subjects. The credits are divided into 4.5 communication, 4.5 quantitative/numeracy skills, and 4.5 other credits.

The major requirement courses will provide an education that prepares students for careers within a medical office work setting.  Students will need to complete four, 4.5 credit courses for a total of 18 credits. Some of the courses consist of: Medical Terminology I, Introduction to Medical Law & Ethics, and Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology.

The option requirement courses offer a specific education for work as a Medical Office Assistant. Students are expect to increase their knowledge and expertise that is required for work within a variety of healthcare settings. Students need to complete a five, 4.5 credit option courses. Some of the option courses are Medical Office Communications, Microsoft Word for Medical Office, and Medical Transcription I.

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    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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