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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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American InterContinental University Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Schaumburg
Programs:
  • Master's – Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.
Quick Summary: With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

Stratford Career Institute

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

Pima Medical Institute

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

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.


San Joaquin Valley College

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Ontario
Programs:
  • Medical Office
Quick Summary: San Joaquin Valley College is an accredited private junior college committed to the professional success of its students and graduates.
Founded in 1977, SJVC has campuses located throughout California-including an Online division and offers a variety of accelerated Certificate and Associate of Science degree programs in the business, medical and technical fields.

Students benefit from a balance of classroom instruction and real-world experience, learning the skills they need to go straight to work in today’s competitive job market.

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.


Platt College

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

Carrington College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Health Care Administration
Quick Summary:

Welcome to Carrington College - The Starting Point for Health Care Careers.


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.

University of Phoenix

[Campus]
Programs:
  • BS in Health Administration/Health Information Systems
  • Master of Health Administration/Sustainability Management
  • AA in Health Administration
  • More
Quick Summary:

At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org.


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.


Institute of Technology

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Medical Billing and 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


California College San Diego

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Health Information Management (BS)
  • Healthcare Administration (BS)
  • Health Services Management (BS)
Quick Summary:

The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

 

Congratulations! Your interest in California College San Diego is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a new career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.


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.


Ohio Christian University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Healthcare Management
Quick Summary: Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

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