Medical Office Administration (Associate's)
With an associate's degree in Medical Office Administration from the online programs offered through Virginia College, you can prepare yourself for a healthcare career performing administrative duties in a medical office or clinic—reporting directly to an office manager, physician or other health practitioner.
Medical office administrators often assist in communicating with patients and other providers, billing insurance companies and more. These professionals also work closely with doctors to organize and monitor activities in a variety of healthcare settings. In short, they are a vital part of the healthcare team in a physician's office, clinic, hospital, long-term care facility or other medical office.
An important part of the Medical Office Administration associate's degree program is the externship. In this phase of the program, you will go out into an employer's workplace to get hands-on, real-world experience in a healthcare setting.
At Virginia College, you take courses that pertain to—and are geared toward—helping you to achieve success in the workforce. Because we understand and work with employers closely, we know the training you need to become successful in your career. You will have classes in:
- Medical terminology
- Medical law and ethics
- Medical records systems
- Accounting & business
- Office automation
- Customer service, and more
Are you ready to work on your medical office administration degree online?
Virginia College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Learn more about our online medical administration programs by completing our Request More Information form or by calling us toll free at 888-827-7770.
Take the first step toward earning your online medical degree. First, find out if you qualify for financial aid, we’ll help you determine the best ways to fund your education. The Virginia College faculty and staff are always available to make sure you get the most from your online college education experience.
*Program details subject to change. See the official campus catalog and appropriate addenda for the latest information.
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