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Medical Office Administration

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices. Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

CAREER OPTIONS

Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health-care related organizations.  Median Salary: $34,503 (www.salary.com)

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

One of the main attributes of the Medical Office Administrator is the ability to protect the privacy of the patient as their medical information must be handled with discretion. The candidates will need extremely high levels of interpersonal skills in the daily exchange of sensitive and timely patient data. Attention to detail is a must with the ability to take initiative and make decisions.

Medical Office Administration - Medical Billing and Coding, AAS

The Medical Office Administration Billing and Coding curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative personnel in the areas of medical office, medical billing and coding, dental office, patient services, and medical documents. Emphasis is placed on medical billing and coding and preparation for the national coding certification exam.

The Medical Office Administration – Medical Billing and Coding  AAS is a 64 credit hour program.

For more information on the program: https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=7&poid=808

Medical Office Administration Certificate

This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with entry-level competencies needed in any medical office. Positions available to holders of this certificate would be file clerk, office clerk, customer service representative, and receptionist.

The Medical Office Administration Certificate is a 15 credit hour program.

For more information on the program: https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=7&poid=809

Medical Office Administration-Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with entry-level billing and coding competencies needed in any medical office. Positions available to holders of this certificate would be insurance billing and filing clerk, records management clerk, and receptionist.

The Medical Office Administration-Medical Billing and Coding Certificate is a 15 credit hour program.

For more information on the program: https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=7&poid=839

Medical Office Administration-Patient Representative Certificate

This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with entry-level patient representative and customer service competencies needed in any medical office. Positions available to holders of this certificate would be a in or out-patient representative, file clerk, office clerk, and receptionist.

Medical Office Administration-Patient Representative Certificate is a 12 credit hour program.

For more information on the program: https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=7&poid=838

Office Administration Certificate

This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with entry-level competencies needed in any business office. Positions available to holders of this certificate would be file clerk, office clerk, typist, and receptionist.

The Office Administration Certificate is a 12 credit hour program.

For more information on the program: https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=7&poid=774

 

Watson, Carolyn

Business Technologies Chairperson
Email: cwatson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3457