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Diploma in Medical Office Administration

Herzing University's Diploma in Medical Office Administration program helps prepare students to pursue non-clinical positions in medical offices. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Diploma in Medical Office Administration

School Offering Program:

Herzing University

Degree Level:

Diploma

Program Prerequisites:

Students seeking admission to Herzing University's Diploma in Medical Office Administration program should have some experience or interest in working in a medical office. Though requirements may vary, applicants should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

Herzing University's Diploma in Medical Office Administration program is designed to teach students how to communicate professionally and effectively with patients, coworkers, and providers. The program includes coursework in medical terminology, medical billing, and basic office procedures. Students also have the chance to gain work experience through an internship.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

Students who take a full course load typically complete this program in 2.5 semesters (10 months).

Financial Aid:

Herzing students could be eligible for a variety of federal and institutional financial assistance programs. Aid opportunities include employer tuition reimbursement programs, veteran benefits, federal grants and loans, federal work study, and Herzing University scholarships. The university can assist students in developing a financial plan for their education.

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Topics of Study for a Diploma in Medical Office Administration:

Herzing University frequently updates its course requirements in order to keep its programs consistent with employer needs and changing industries. Topics of study may include:

  • Medical business operations
  • Medical office procedures
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical billing and insurance
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Keyboarding
  • Computer applications
  • Database applications
  • English composition

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After earning a Diploma in Medical Office Administration, students could choose to increase their knowledge of the medical field in a bachelor's degree program. Earning a bachelor's degree may allow students to explore new areas or advance their careers.

Bachelor's degree options include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Office Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Services

Career Paths:

Herzing University's Diploma in Medical Office Administration program helps prepare students for entry-level administrative positions in the medical field. Upon graduation, students could seek employment with medical offices, clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other related settings.

Positions that graduates can pursue include:

  • Medical office assistant
  • Health information administrator
  • Health information technician
  • Medical billing clerk

Herzing University does not guarantee salary or employment.

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