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Medical Office Assistant Certificate

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Medical Office Assistant Certificate

Play an important role in the delivery of healthcare services by helping patients access the medical care they need. An MOA’s position is vital by creating office efficiencies that enable medical professionals to see more patients. As the population ages, healthcare jobs such as this one will continue to increase in the years to come. If you are well organized, a team player, adaptable to changing technology and attentive to detail, you may thrive in this career field.

Medical Office Assistant

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What You’ll Learn

  • Front office operations
  • Patient scheduling including check-in and checkout
  • Practice communications
  • Reimbursements
  • Records management
  • HIPAA security and privacy
  • American Heart Association Heartsaver® CPR AED training

Hands-on Training

  • Human anatomy and medical terminology
  • Patient reception and processing
  • Electronic medical records
  • Basic diagnostic and procedural coding
  • Health insurance claims
  • Practice management

Certification Prep

This 13-week, 104-hour certificate program will assist you in preparing for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam.

Employment Locations

  • Hospitals
  • Physician offices
  • Nursing homes
  • Medical facilities
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Government health agencies

Testimonial

Christina Wolford“This program was shorter, cost less and provided a certificate [when compared to others]. This class provided all the skills I needed to know, that I wouldn’t have known before, about working in a medical office. It equips you for future jobs.”

— Christina Wolford, graduate

Financing Options

  • Interest-free payment plans available on a case-by-case basis
  • VA Education Benefits
  • WIOA funding
  • Continuing education loans
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On Our Blog
Medical Office Assistant Refreshes Skills, Lands Job
In 1986, Gina Fortson earned an associate degree in Medical Secretarial Science. However, an internship in a different field changed her career trajectory. Our Medical Office Assistant program got her back on track to her... read more ❯

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KSU alumna Jessi Barton was already involved in the aging field when she discovered our Gerontology certificate program. However, her experience in the course marked a transformative experience – both professionally and personally. After she earned... read more ❯

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Kathie Stettler with her father-in-law Dennis
Kathie Stettler signed up for the Gerontology Certificate course in 2015, and became interested and involved in how the aging process works. She has taken her expertise in her other passion, health coaching, and combined... read more ❯

Instructor Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Ricci
Lois Ricci Gerontology Instructor
Since 2011, Dr. Lois Ricci has served as the instructor for our Gerontology Certificate program. She has worked in the field of aging for nearly 40 years in both the hospital and academic setting as... read more ❯

Occupational Trends
27% Growth

— Employment of medical office assistants is projected to grow 27% through 2018 (Bureau of Labor Statistics).