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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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Concorde

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

At Concorde, you’ll find that a “learn by doing” approach to healthcare training will get you the skills you need to succeed-- and get you into the workforce quickly.


Pima Medical Institute

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

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.


Ultimate Medical Academy Online

[Online]
Programs:
  • A.S. - Health Sciences - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • A.S. - Health & Human Services
  • More
Quick Summary:

Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.


University of Phoenix

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

Milan Institute

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
Quick Summary: Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

Allied Health Institute

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Office Assistant
Quick Summary: Allied Health Institute is a post-secondary vocational school offering a variety of Diploma and Associate Degree programs in the field of Allied Health. By utilizing online learning, students have the flexibility to continue their education from the convenience of their own home. Our virtual classrooms will enable students to attend classes and communicate with instructors and classmates. Students can complete some programs without leaving their current employment or sacrificing family time.

Kaplan University

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

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


Ashworth College

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

Carrington College California

[Campus]
Programs:
  • AS in Health Care Administration
  • Certificate in Health Care Administration
Quick Summary: Ready for a rewarding career? Start with a certificate or degree from Carrington College California.

Capella University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Minneapolis
Programs:
  • DHA - Health Policy and Advocacy
  • MHA - Health Care Operations
  • DrPH - Health Advocacy and Leadership
  • More
Quick Summary:

Capella provides a flexible online learning environment designed for working adults who want to advance in their profession.


Platt College

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

Kaplan College - KHE

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

Argosy University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Phoenix
Programs:
  • Health Services Management (MS) (Online)
Quick Summary: Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law as well as certificate programs in many areas.

Walden University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Ph.D. in Health Services- Health Care Administration
  • Ph.D. in Health Services - Self-Designed
  • Ph.D. in Health Services - Leadership
  • More
Quick Summary: Earn a respected bachelor's degree, master's degree, or Ph.D. online at Walden University.

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