Earn Your Medical Office Assistant Diploma with Courses from Miller-Motte College in Jacksonville, NC
Do you like working with computers? Are you a people person? Would you enjoy a career in the field of medicine but want to avoid spending years in school? If so, Miller-Motte College’s Medical Office Assistant program in Jacksonville, North Carolina could be right for you.
We’ve already helped students in Jacksonville, Beulaville and Richlands achieve their goals, and in as little as one year, you, too, can earn your Medical Office Assistant Diploma.
Medical Office Assistant Courses at Miller-Motte College Jacksonville
Our Medical Office Assistant program combines classroom lectures and hands-on training into a system that allows visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners alike to understand the material. The computer labs you’ll be working in are also equipped with the same software used in most medical offices, so you’ll be familiar with the technology used in the workplace as soon as you graduate.
Medical Office Assistant classes at Miller-Motte College include:
- Medical Computer Applications: In this course, you’ll be trained to use medical office software to complete tasks such as building databases, creating medical reports and entering patient information, all of which are typical responsibilities of those who work in this position.
- Medical Laws & Ethics: Here, you’ll get a comprehensive overview of ethical and legal principles involved in medicine. Class discussion topics will include contracts, HIPAA laws, risk management and legal responsibilities.
- Medical Terminology: This course will teach you the medical terms you’ll need to know to work in healthcare. You’ll also learn how to use prefixes, suffixes and roots to determine the meanings of unfamiliar medical jargon.
Download our Course Catalog for more information on our Medical Office Assistant program.
Potential Careers Available with a Medical Office Assistant Diploma
When you complete our Medical Office Assistant program, you’ll have the opportunity to combine your knowledge of medical terminology and complex office software into a career that you’ll enjoy. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that demand for Medical Office Assistants, will increase 36% by 2022.
Your training for a career as a Medical Office Assistant from Miller-Motte College will enable you to pursue a variety of professions, including:
Patient Service Representative
Patient Service Representatives use their knowledge of medical software to organize patient files and enter information into computer systems. They also answer patient questions and help resolve any problems that may occur regarding their accounts.
Billing and Posting Clerk
Billing and Posting Clerks prepare invoices, calculate insurance fees and answer questions regarding payments and insurance claims.
Learn How Miller-Motte College Can Help You Begin a New Career
Our Admissions Representatives are available to answer any questions you may have about how you can earn your Medical Office Assistant Diploma with an education from Miller-Motte College. Call us at 800.705.9182 to get started, or click here to request information online.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/office-and-administrative-support/secretaries-and-administrative-assistants.htm (visited August 11, 2015).