A Career in Healthcare Administration
Get training in Medical Office Administration for a rewarding career in medical offices, hospitals, laboratories, health departments and a vast variety of other offices. As a Medical Office Administration professional, in addition to processing detailed medical information to the highest standards of confidentiality, you will also provide patient care. Career Technical Institute (CTI) offers courses and hands-on training to help students learn and understand information management, medical coding, medical billing, medical terminology, basic healthcare procedures, and quality patient care.
Some of the functions of a medical office administrator may perform include answering phones, scheduling appointments, and organizing medical records. They also process insurance forms, prepare reports and assist physicians with various tasks. Their knowledge of medical procedures and customer service help them efficiently manage patient care, patient records, insurance documentation, as well as purchase medical and office supplies.
Medical Office Administration Courses On-Campus or Online
CTI’s Medical Office Administration certificate program can be completed in approximately 32 weeks for full-time students and 48 weeks for part-time students. Classes may be taken in the morning or evening at CTI’s Washington D.C. campus or online with 24/7 course access and substantive instructor interaction. Online courses are offered for the following states: Florida, Texas, Virginia, Maryland, and District of Columbia. A certificate is awarded to students after earning 33 credits. Course curriculum teaches students real-world knowledge and practical skills needed to advance in the healthcare industry. The Medical Office Administration program also offers an externship for eligible graduates to help them gain hands-on experience (externship 135 hrs).
CTI’s Medical Office Administration program will teach you:
- Medical Office Procedures, Vocabulary, and Terminology
- Medical Billing and Medical Coding using ICD-10
- Medical Healthcare Insurance Processing and Portability Act (HIPAA)
- Operating Systems and PC Applications
- Business Communications
- Employment Skills
Is a Medical Office Administration Career Right for You?
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Career Growth and Opportunity
The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows faster than average job growth for healthcare administrators. Jobs are expected to grow by 20% by 2026. CTI’s Medical Office Administration certificate program prepares graduates for a variety of positions in the healthcare industry. For example, graduates could gain employment as a Medical Administrator, Medical Secretary, Health Information Technician, Medical Records Administrator, Medical Claims Clerk, Medical Insurance Biller or Coder, Administrative Assistant, Front Office Personnel, or a variety of other administrative positions.
CTI’s nationally accredited, career-focused training allows students to advance their careers with a schedule that suits their needs. CTI is ideal for working professionals or working parents looking for greater opportunity and security. In addition, CTI’s certificate program equips individuals with knowledge and skills that will set them apart from other individuals competing for the same job or promotion. If you’re ready for a new chapter in your life, then CTI’s Medical Office Administration program may be what you need to create a brighter future for yourself. There are financial assistance and financial aid programs available to those who qualify – learn more!
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