Medical Office Assistant Career Major - Overview

Medical Office Assistant

medical office assistant
Campus
Information Technology Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
930 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,325.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$6,045.00
Book Costs:
$825.00
Exam Fees:
$115.00
Supplies Costs:
$135.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$11/hr

Demand is strong for health care professionals who can multi-task while managing health information in a computerized office environment. In this major students learn skills for entry-level employment in physicians’ offices, clinics, hospitals and other health care facilities. Medical terminology, billing and insurance are covered.

Career Major Length
930.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Fundamentals of Technology
120.00
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies
120.00
Foundations of Medical Office/Medical Terminology
210.00
Patient Billing
180.00
Medical Insurance
180.00
Medical Office Assistant Capstone
120.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading, language and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Positive attitude and dependability
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ethical standards

Certifications Available