Career Major - Medical Office Assistant

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Medical Office Assistant - Alva Campus
The Medical Office Assistant career major prepares students for entry-level employment in a variety of health care facilities.  Students learn administrative routines and procedures followed in a medical office including correct medical terminology and advanced computer skills.   Medical office accounting procedures, including patient billing and processing medical insurance claims, are covered.  Students learn about major insurance programs and federal health care legislation. Students gain skills required for numerous industry-related certifications.

Career Major Length: 1050 hours

SOC Code: 43.6013
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Fundamentals of Technology* 120
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies I* 120
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies II* 120
Foundations of Medical Office/Medical Technology 190
Medical Insurance 190
Patient Billing 190
Medical Office Assistant Capstone 120

Campus Location
: Alva

*This course meets the requirements for a computer science/computer technology course for high school students that are in the OHLAP program.

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes, for those who qualify.

Who Can Enroll: High School Juniors and Seniors & Adults

Student Organization: BPA - Business Professionals of America

Tuition and Materials Use Fees:
Full-time in-district adult tuition - $2,100
Full-time out-of-district adult - $4,200
Full-time materials use fees - $525

Salary Range:

Helpful Attributes and Abilities:

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

Cluster: Business, Management & Administration

Pathway: Administration & Information Support

Alva Instructor: Mrs. Andrea Long

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Updated 6/9/15