Medical Office Administrative Assistant

Program Overview

8/26/2019 – 6/10/2020
600 Hour Program:  Monday-Thursday 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cost:  $5294* (Pell Grant Eligible)
Approved for Adult Diploma Program
Class Size Limited to 17 Students

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Gain the knowledge and skills needed to work in the medical field as a Medical Office Administrative Assistant.  Learn about medical administration, basic computers skills, patient registration and admissions, basics of medical insurance and billing, medical law/ethics, medical terminology and employability skills.

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  • 590 hours of instructional time
  • 10 hours off-site observation experience
  • Hands-on practice with medical office software
  • Textbooks
  • Uniform shirts
  • Certification Exam Fees
  • Basic computer and skills
  • Job placement assistance available
  • Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (CMAA)
  • Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS)
  • Medical Electronic Health Records
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Billing Basics
  • Computer Skills for the Medical Office
  • Job Readiness Skills
  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • Medical Insurance
  • Professional Communication
  • Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (CMAA)
  • CPR Certification

Financial Aid may be available for qualified students.

In Ohio, jobs in the Medical Office Administrative Assistant field are expected to grow by 26.9% by the year 2022.

 Job Outlook for Secretaries & Administrative Assistants According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (CIP:51.0710):

Employment of medical secretaries is projected to grow 36% from 2012-2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by rapid growth of the healthcare and social assistance industries. An anticipated increase in the use of medical services by an aging population will require many additional secretaries. Median annual wages of medical secretaries for U.S. were $31,350 in 2012. In Ohio 26.9% projected growth from 2012-2022., median annual wages were $29,744.00 in 2013.

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Medina County Career Center Adult Education division is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone 770-396-3898/FAX: 770-396-3790.

Online registration is not available, please contact the Adult Education Department to register for this program.

*Included book/supply fee is non-refundable