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Medical Office Administration Schools and Training Programs

Medical office administrators typically do not treat patients, but they play a vital role in the health care industry -- medical facilities could not run without them. These professionals' duties may overlap with related careers such as medical secretary, health services manager, health information manager or medical records technician. If you want to work in health services, but not necessarily provide direct care, medical office administration could be a good career choice for you.

Careers in Medical Office Administration

For administrative assistants and administrators in medical offices or clinics, daily tasks and responsibilities vary depending on the type and size of facility. In smaller facilities, medical office administrators handle diverse day-to-day operations that could include book-keeping, processing patients' health information, or medical billing and coding.

Administrators with supervisory roles in physicians' practices or clinics typically manage personnel and facility operations, as well as finances and record-keeping. Large medical facilities usually employ a range of health care managers and technicians who may work in a certain specialty or clinical area, such as nursing, surgery, therapy, medical records or health information.

Another related career is the clinical health care manager; these are medical professionals who have become administrators, responsible for activities such as ordering supplies, planning work schedules and supervising employees. For health care administrators of the non-clinical nature, such as health information managers, duties are more behind-the-scenes. These professionals are responsible for organizing and managing patient data, while assuring security, confidentiality and accuracy.

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Campus and Online Medical Office Administration Schools

 
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Pima Medical Institute

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Chula Vista
Programs:
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
Quick Summary:

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.


Platt College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Healthcare Management
Quick Summary: Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

University of Phoenix

[Campus]
Programs:
  • A.A. in Health Care Administration-Medical Records
  • BS in Health Administration/Health Information Systems
  • Master of Health Administration/Sustainability Management
  • More
Quick Summary: At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.

Kaplan University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Material Supervisor
  • AAS in Medical Office Management
  • BS in Health Information Management
  • More
Quick Summary:

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.


Heald College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Office Administration
Quick Summary:

Heald College provides hands-on educational programs that can help students prepare for careers in the healthcare, business, legal and technology fields.


Everest College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
Quick Summary: Leave that dead-end job behind with training from Everest College.

Keiser University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Health Services Administration, BA (Online Only)
  • Health Services Administration, AA
  • Health Services Administration, AA (Online)
Quick Summary: For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education.

Kaplan College - KHE

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Bakersfield
Programs:
  • Diploma: Medical Office Specialist
Quick Summary: Get a professional education designed with your future in mind at Kaplan College.

Ashworth College

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Norcross
Programs:
  • Medical Office Assisting
Quick Summary: Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.

DeVry University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Graduate Certificate-Health Services Management
Quick Summary: Make a difference with a graduate degree from DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management.

Liberty University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Lynchburg
Programs:
  • AA: Medical Office Assistance
  • CERT: Healthcare Management
Quick Summary:

With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.


The University of Liverpool

[Online]
Programs:
  • MSc in International Management (Management of Health Systems)
Quick Summary: Want to study at a UK university without leaving your house? The University of Liverpool offers online Masters and Doctoral programmes.

Florida Tech University Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Tampa
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Healthcare Management
  • Associate of Arts in Healthcare Management
Quick Summary: Thanks to Florida Tech offering intensive degree programs 100% online, students located all over the world have the opportunity to access the same world-class education as those who attend classes on the main campus in Melbourne, Florida.

Grantham University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Kansas City
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Health Systems Management
  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • More
Quick Summary: Earn your degree online, at the times and places that best fit your schedule.

Charter College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Certificate - Medical Office Administrative Assistant
  • BS - Health Care Administration
Quick Summary:

You can prepare for a new career with help from Charter College.


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