Medical Office Assistant Certificate
The Medical Office Assistant Certificate program offers an intensive study of medical office management and procedures and insurance processing. As a Medical Office Assistant graduate, you are prepared for entry-level positions such as medical secretaries and receptionists, billing specialists, medical records clerks, admitting clerks and administrative medical assistants.
The Medical Office Assistant student at Mildred Elley will learn many different skills to prepare them for a career in medical office assisting. The student will learn good decision-making skills to prioritize tasks and make better decisions about patient health. They will learn interpersonal skills to better interact with clients and colleagues. The students will become proficient at keeping files and schedules in proper order. They will also learn proper writing skills to better communicate with colleagues and patients. These are only a few of the skills that a student will learn during the program at Mildred Elley.
Employment of medical secretaries is projected to grow 22 percent from 2016 to 2026 as reported by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics †, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment of medical secretaries will depend on growth of the healthcare industry.
Medical Office Assistant Courses
Students at the Albany, NY campus of Mildred Elley will also have an opportunity to specialize by taking coursework in the following:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Principles of Digital Literacy
- Document Processing
- Word Processing and
- Presentation Applications
- Spreadsheet & Database Applications
- Medical Law and Ethics
- Medical Terminology
- Medical Insurance
- Medical Office Management
Medical Office Assistant Program Benefits
Attending Mildred Elley means you not only receive a quality higher education experience, but it also means you get access to the most advanced job training available. Mildred Elley also offers many different benefits for program students.
- Financial Aid & Scholarships For Those Who Qualify
- Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
- Flexible Schedule
- Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
- Free Career Assessment
- International Students Welcome
Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
In Albany, NY there are many potential opportunities for career placement. After graduating from Mildred Elley with a certificate enjoy our lifetime job placement assistance and are ready to pursue a rewarding career.