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, which gives students medical office specialist training, provides them with the skills necessary to assist doctors, nurses, patients, and other medical personnel with administrative and clerical work. Acquire the medical office specialist 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 receive a Medical Office Specialist Certificate and will be qualified to fill entry-level positions in clinics, hospitals, and medical and healthcare facilities. The Medical Office Specialist online program is a wonderful alternative learning format to the ground campuses.
The Medical Office Specialist program is available at the following campus locations:
- Huntington Park
- 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.
PLACEMENT RATE AS REPORTED TO BPPE:
The job placement rate for program graduates is: 100%