Medical Administration Overview
Do you enjoy interacting with others? Would you want to apply administrative and computer skills in a field that could help people improve their lives? Consider a career in Medical Administration. Learn how you can become an important team member in one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy & healthcare! When patients receive healthcare, a record is maintained of the observations, medical or surgical interventions, and treatment options.
This record includes information that the patient provides concerning:
- Treatment plans
- The results of examinations
- Symptoms and medical history
- Reports of x-rays and laboratory tests
Medical Administration professionals organize and maintain these records for completeness and accuracy.
This program provides students with the medical education and computer skills necessary for career-entry employment in a variety of medical office settings.
What You Can Learn in Medical Administration
Through hands-on interactive learning, the student focuses on:
- Medical Terminology
- Insurance and Coding
- Medical Ethics
- Computerized Medical Office Skills including Spreadsheets
Where You Can Go in Medical Administration
Entry-level employment of graduates is typically at:
- Medical and Dental Offices
- Insurance and Billing Firms
- Government Health Organizations