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  • Medical Office Administration Overview

    Remington College's Fast Track Diploma in Medical Office Administration program is designed to help prepare students for an entry-level position such as administrative medical assistant, medical office administrator or medical billing or collections specialist.1 The Fast Track Diploma program allows students to complete their program faster by taking more than one course at a time. Graduates from the Medical Office Administration diploma program may be able to work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, medical supply businesses, and at home health agencies.(1)

    Our Medical Office Administration diploma program is offered completely online so that students are able to study at their own pace and complete coursework at times that are convenient for them.2 Full-time students may be able to complete their diploma in as few as 8 months!2

    If you're ready to step into the medical field but would feel more comfortable working the front desk than working hands on with patients, then you should consider earning your online Medical Office Administration diploma! Contact Remington College today to find out how we could help you be on your way to a new career in less than a year.(1,2)

    Diploma in Medical Office Administration

    With Remington College's diploma program in Medical Office Administration, students will be able to study the fundamentals of medical office administration, healthcare practices, medical terminology, the structure and function of the human body, and the basics of medical coding. The education and skills offered in the Medical Office Administration diploma program can be applied to tasks in medical facilities and in general office settings.(1)

    The Medical Office Administration diploma program course topics include:(3)

    • Fundamentals of Medical Office Administration
    • Healthcare Business Management
    • Structure and Function of the Human Body
    • Law, Ethics, and Medical Records
    • Fundamentals of Practice Management
    • Medical Terminology
    • Introduction to Coding
    • Basic Medical Coding Applications

    Remington College's Medical Office Administration program is taught by industry-experienced instructors that can pass on their real-world experience on to you.

    Medical Office Administration Career

    Students who earn their diploma in Medical Office Administration may be eligible for entry-level positions such as admissions clerk, front office receptionist or assistant, insurance coordinator, insurance verification clerk, administrative medical assistant, medical office administrator, medical billing or collections specialist, medical records clerk, and more.(1)

    Medical Office Administration Careers and Job Outlook

    Remington College's online diploma program in Medical Office Administration could help prepare you for a variety of different careers within the medical administration field.

    Graduates of the Medical Office Administration program may be eligible for entry-level positions such as medical administrative assistant, medical billing specialist, collections clerk, and patient services representative. They may be able to work in locations such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, medical supply businesses, and home health agencies, as well as general office settings.1

    Medical Office Administration duties may include:

    • Answering phones, scheduling appointments, and routing phone calls
    • Communicating with insurance companies
    • Coding insurance and utilizing billing systems
    • Maintaining accurate and up to date records for patients
    • Working alongside doctors and nurses to ensure quality of services

    What Skills Do You Need to Work in Medical Office Administration?

    Individuals who work in medical office administration should have an understanding of the healthcare industry as a whole, as well as how to perform general administrative tasks. With a diploma in medical office administration, you'll study the clinical and administrative duties that are used by people working in medical offices.

    During Remington College's medical office administration diploma program you'll study office management skills and professional communication and become familiar with common computer applications used in business. You will also study information that is specific to the healthcare field such as human anatomy and physiology, law and ethics regarding medical records, and the bill and coding techniques that are used in the medical field.

    Medical Office Administration Curriculum

    Our Medical Office Administration program is taught by industry-experienced instructors through the use of online modules that allow you to study at your own pace at times that are convenient for you!

    Full-time students may be able to complete the Medical Office Administration diploma program in as few as 8 months.(1)

    Medical Office Administration Courses

    During the Medical Office Administration diploma program, you may take courses that include such topics as business management and professional communication, human anatomy and physiology, healthcare practices, medical billing and coding, and more.

    Medical Office Administration Courses may include:

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    • Fundamentals of Medical Office Administration
    • Healthcare Business Management
    • Structure and Function of the Human Body
    • Law, Ethics, and Medical Records
    • Fundamentals of Practical Management
    • Medical Terminology
    • Introduction to Coding
    • Basic Medical Coding Applications
       
     
    (1) Program completion times may vary based on individual performance/circumstances as well as the program selected.


    (2) Curriculum may vary by campus location. Courses listed are not guaranteed. Contact your local campus for course availability.

    (1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates. State certification/licensure may be required.

    (2) Program completion times may vary based on individual performance/circumstances. Individual results may vary.