Medical Office Assistant Certificate
The Medical Office Assistant Certificate program offers an intensive study of medical office management and procedures as well as insurance billing and coding. As a Medical Office Assistant program graduate, you are prepared for entry-level positions as medical secretaries and receptionists, billing specialists, medical records clerks, admitting clerks and administrative medical assistants.
Students at Mildred Elley will learn many different skills to prepare them for a career in medical office assisting. They will learn good decision-making skills to prioritize tasks and make better decisions about patient health. The medical office assistant will learn interpersonal skills to better interact with patients and colleagues. The students will become proficient at keeping files both in paper and electronic formats. They will become familiar with electronic health records and how they make the job of a medical office assistant easier. The medical office assistant 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 this 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 New York Metro campus of Mildred Elley will also have an opportunity to specialize by taking coursework in the following:
- Introduction to Biology
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Principles of Digital Literacy
- Document processing
- Word Processing and Presentation Applications
- Spreadsheet and Database Applications
- Principals of First Aid, CPR and AED
- 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
- Convenient Location in Lower Manhattan’s Financial District
- Easy Access to Express Subways and Buses
- Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
- International Students Welcome