The purpose of the Medical Administrative Office Specialist program is to prepare a student for employment in healthcare office environments. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully completing the course, earning a credential in Quickbooks, and industry certifications for Microsoft Office Specialist. The certification opportunities include Word Specialist, Word Expert, Excel Specialist, Excel Expert, Outlook Specialist, Publisher, PowerPoint Specialist, and Outlook Specialist.

HOURS

1,050, approximately one year (42 weeks)

COST

Tuition is approximately $5,027.14, plus books and fees (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $21,880 to $39,180*

*Based on local industry information.

 

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Medical Administrative Specialist Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Latest communication technology — including office equipment, telephone systems, mail systems, internet, and email
  • Medical correspondence
  • Medical terminology
  • Patient record systems
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Quickbooks
  • Microsoft Office — including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

Quickbooks, Microsoft Office Specialist for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Physician’s offices
  • Medical facilities
  • Business offices
  • Schools and colleges
  • Government offices

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

SMOKIE WEST

Instructor

DBA ABD, MBA, Textbook Author, 8 Years Teaching Experience, Instructor at MTC Since 2015.

STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • AND/OR INTERVIEW WITH INSTRUCTOR
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

ADDITIONAL FORMS

N/A

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $5,027.14, plus books and fees (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

Yes