Certificate in Medical Office Administration/Medical Insurance
As America's generation of baby boomers begin to approach older age, the demand for qualified, multi-skilled administrative assistants and medical coding specials continues to rise throughout the country. Wayne Community College's Certificate in Medical Office Administration provides students with the basic foundation of skills and knowledge they will need for entrance into the medical field. Students are taught a wide range of important administrative duties, including scheduling appointments, completing insurance claim forms, operating medical computer programs, and updating patient records and billing. Graduates may be qualified for entry-level employment in a variety of fast-paced medical settings, including hospitals, medical offices, clinics, and insurance companies.
This certificate program consists of 18 credit hours which may be earned in just two semesters. During their first semester, students take courses in medical law and ethics, medical coding, billing, and insurance, and an introductory course on medical terminology. In the second semester, an advanced course on medical terminology is required, in addition to courses on medical office simulation, procedure coding and diagnostic coding.
The small class sizes of 20 to 25 students allow individuals to receive the one-on-one attention from professors that is becoming increasingly difficult to attain in traditional universities. Wayne Community College's Certificate in Medical Office Administration provides students with a convenient, flexible, and time-efficient certificate program for entrance into the health and medicine field.
Delivery Format:100% Online
A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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