Medical Office Administration, Coding Concentration

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Are You Interested in Making a Career in Medical Office Administration?

Students today can look forward to dynamic careers working in flexible work settings. And the employment outlook for Medical Coders is bright!*

About the Medical Office Administration Program 

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 with emphasis placed on medical coding, 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. 

Through your education at Bay State College, with its focus on real-world skills and strong knowledge of medical office administration practices, you will possess the foundation to allow you to prepare for widely recognized industry certifications, including:

  • National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
    • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)
    • Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS)
    • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) 
  • American Medical Billing Association
    • Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS)
  • AAPC
    • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

Set your Medical Office Administration career in motion. Request information about our program today! 

Available In 

Medical Office Administration Online Classes 

Bay State College's Medical Office Administration Certificate Degree Online Program gives you the opportunity to learn on your own time. 

  • Duration: 1.5 Years
  • Start Dates:  
    • Summer 2020: Monday, May 18, 2020
    • Fall 2020: Monday, August 31, 2020
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Medical Office Administration Degree Accreditation

Bay State College is is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC).

The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.


*The US government's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that the number of positions in the field of medical records and health information technicians — which includes medical coders — will increase 13% between 2016 and 2026. This industry’s growth rate is faster than the national average for all occupations, and approximately 27,800 new positions will be added by 2026.