Have a knack for business but a passion for healthcare? The Medical Office Administration program at Bay State College might be right for you!
And better yet, jobs for medical office administrators are increasing rapidly to meet the needs of a growing population.
The Medical Office Administration program provides a wide range of management and customer service skills as they relate to the smooth and efficient operation of a medical office or specialty practice.
This program prepares the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume responsibility in a hospital, clinic, medical office, research lab, or public health departments. Emphasis is placed on medical terminology and procedures as well as general office skills.
Medical Office Administration professionals perform a variety of administrative duties including maintaining patients’ records, filing medical records, handling correspondence, facilitating doctor/patient communication, scheduling appointments, and performing third-party billings. Internship opportunities are available in health care clinics, private physicians’ offices, hospitals, and medical research laboratories.
I have an extremely busy work and home life. Is this program for me?
The most successful online learners are dedicated, excited self-starters. In most cases you will be able to complete your work on your schedule, but you will need to make sure to stay organized, participate in regular online discussions, and meet weekly deadlines.