Prepare for a Career as Medical Office Assistant with Miller-Motte College Greenville
Do you enjoy working with others? Have you always been interested in the healthcare field? Do you like working with computers? If so, Miller-Motte College Greenville’s Medical Office Assistant Diploma program could prepare you for your ideal career.
This Medical Office Assistant program covers the knowledge and valuable skills you’ll need to become an attractive candidate for future employers in as little as one year. For years, students from the Washington, Winterville, Greenville and Rocky Mount areas of North Carolina have earned the education they need to succeed at Miller-Motte College Greenville. Now it’s your turn!
Medical Office Assistant Courses in This Program
At Miller-Motte College, you’ll get a unique combination of classroom instruction and real world experience, which helps to maximize your understanding of the course material. Our computer labs are equipped with medical office software used in the field, making it easier for you to understand how tasks are completed in the workplace.
In this Medical Office Assistant program, you will take challenging courses including:
Medical Law & Ethics: In this course, you will learn about important ethical and legal principles you need to know to work in the medical field. This means learning about risk management, contracts, legal responsibilities, HIPAA and more.
Medical Terminology: This class will teach you important medical terms so you can comfortably work in healthcare. You will learn word roots, prefixes and suffixes, so even unfamiliar terms won’t leave you in the dark.
Medical Computer Applications: In this course, you'll be taught how to use medical office software. You'll get hands-on experience performing tasks typically done by those in the field, such as entering patient information, building databases and creating medical reports.
For more details about the courses in our Medical Office Assistant program, download our Course Catalog.
Potential Career Options with Medical Office Training
Medical Office Assistants use their unique combination of software skills and medical terminology knowledge to improve patient care. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of positions available will increase 36% by the year 2022.
The Medical Office Assistant program at Miller-Motte College is designed to help you develop the background required to work in a variety of careers. Here are just a few examples:
Medical Secretaries play an important role in any medical office by performing administrative tasks. They make it easier for doctors and nurses to stay organized, and they also answer patient questions.
Customer Service Representative
Customer Service Representatives assist patients with account issues. This includes answering their questions, using knowledge of medical office software to properly store patient information, organizing patient files and more.
Billing & Posting Clerk
As experts in medical billing procedures, Billing and Posting Clerks are responsible for creating invoices, calculating insurance fees and answering questions regarding payments and insurance claims.
Contact Miller-Motte College Greenville Today to Begin Medical Office Training
Our Admissions Representatives at Miller-Motte College Greenville are committed to answering any of your questions, including those about our financial aid options for those who qualify, career resources and more. Call us at 800.705.9182 to get started today or click here to request information about how to enroll in our Medical Office Assistant program.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants,
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited May 22, 2015).