Medical Office Administration Program
The Medical Office Administration diploma program is designed for Gwinnett College students seeking to train for an entry-level career in a medical office assistant environment. The program includes training in general office skills, computer skills, medical office procedures, and medical insurance and coding procedures. During the externship component of the program, Gwinnett College students will apply the skills learned during their classroom training in actual medical settings. Gwinnett College graduates of this program will be qualified for a variety of entry-level front-office positions in the medical field including medical assistant, patient account clerks, medical billers, office administrators, and medical records specialists.
Topics within the Medical Office Administration program include the following.
- Medical Bookkeeping
- Office Procedures
- Medical Insurance and Coding
- Medical Office Management
- Medical Laboratory Procedures
- Medical Law and Ethics
Employment of medical office assistants is projected to grow 22 percent from 2016 to 2026, According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics*.
Lilburn – Business – Associate of Science Degree – Medical Office Administration Concentration
The Business-Associate of Science Degree-Medical Office Administration Concentration program at the Lilburn campus is designed to provide Gwinnett College students with the knowledge and practical skills to function in the ever-changing business world. The Medical Office Administration program requires Gwinnett College students to complete selected core curriculum courses, which focus on general business and business technology. The Medical Office Administration concentration focuses on the skills needed for Gwinnett College students to seek entry-level positions as medical office administrators, billers and coders, patient intake representatives, medical records clerks, and accounting specialists.
Lilburn students completing the Medical Office Administration diploma program can transfer their credits into the Business program and by completing additional coursework earn an Associate of Science in Business, Medical Office Administration concentration.
Our medical office administration curriculum content may vary by school campus location. Please refer to the catalog for a listing of all courses in your program of interest.
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