In the medical office management program, you will enjoy the convenience and flexibility of online learning while developing important career skills. Through your coursework you study to:
* Acquire the communication, clinical, and organizational skills required to provide outstanding patient care
* Manage medical and financial records, including processing medical insurance, coding, and billing
* Schedule appointments and manage day-to-day office operations
Gain Real-World Experience
The medical office management program is offered online and at our Davenport, IA, campus. Prior to graduation, you will be required to complete an externship at a real-world health care facility to gain the valuable on-the-job experience many employers demand.
Prepare for Certification
Certification is an important qualification often required by employers. When you graduate from this program you will be eligible to pursue medical office management certifications, such as the Certified Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS) examination given by the American Medical Technologists.
What Are the Career Opportunities?
An Associate of Applied Science in Medical Office Management degree is designed to qualify you for the position of medical administrative specialist, which includes medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management of practice finances, information processing, and fundamental office management tasks. Career opportunities for medical office managers exist in doctors' offices, medical facilities, hospitals, insurance offices, pharmaceutical companies, and labs.