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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.


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 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.


University of Phoenix

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

Everest College

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

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.


Milan Institute

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

Ashworth College

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

Anthem College

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Sacramento
Programs:
  • Medical Front Office and Billing - DIP
  • Health Services Administration - AS
Quick Summary: Take the first step toward a rewarding career at Anthem College.

American College of Healthcare

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
Quick Summary: Get hands-on training with American College of Healthcare.

Stratford Career Institute

[Online]
Programs:
  • Medical Office Assistant
Quick Summary: Earn Your Diploma from Home!

Institute of Technology

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

You can get started on a new career with Institute of Technology.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.iot.edu/disclosure


Kaplan College - KHE

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

Arizona State University Online

[Online]
Programs:
  • BAS in Health Science
Quick Summary: Why ASU? At ASU, learning online is effective, flexible and smart. Every program delivered online is developed by the same excellent faculty who teach on our campuses, and is designed to engage students and professors in meaningful ways. The result? Our students are an integral part of a New American University.


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