In the Medical Office Specialist program, graduates can count on learning the essential skills needed for a career working with patients, scheduling appointments and managing patient records. This six month program gives students the skills necessary to assist doctors, nurses, patients and other medical personnel with administrative and clerical work. Acquire the skills to handle tasks such as:
- Understanding different insurance coverage
- Using CPT and ICD-9
- Electronically filing medical records
- Billing for Medicaid, Medicare and commercial accounts
Graduates will be qualified to fill entry-level positions in clinics, hospitals, and medical and healthcare facilities.
The Medical Office Specialist program is available at the following campuses:
- Main Campus
- South Bay
- Van Nuys
The occupations this program prepares students to enter by name and SOC code:
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians#29-2071.00; Medical Secretaries #43-6013.00; Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan #43-4111.00; Office Clerks, General #43-9061.00; Receptionists and Information Clerks #43-4171.00.
The links to the occupational profiles on the Department of Labor’s O*Net are:
Tuition and Fees: $9,705.00
Books and Supplies: included w/ tuition
On campus room and board: N/A
Median Loan Debt:
Federal Loans: $6,242.00
Private Educational Loans: $0
Institutional Financing Plans: $0
ON-TIME GRADUATION RATE FOR COMPLETERS:
The program is designed to take 24 weeks to complete:
66.67% of graduates graduated within this time.
The job placement rate for program graduates is: 100%