Medical Office Specialist Overview

Medical Office Specialist

Medical Office Specialists make multi-tasking and organizational skills look like an art form. In a nutshell, they keep a medical office running smoothly and is the perfect career for someone who enjoys working with people and adapts to change easily.

ATA offers college courses to train you for a successful career as a Medical Office Specialist. In addition to the basic coursework for Medical Office Specialists, ATA also provides 120 hours of hands-on experience in a clinical setting during your externship.

ATA’s Medical Office Specialist program overview:

  • 8-month fast track program that consists of 48 credit hours.
  • 120 hours of externship experience at an offsite medical facility.
  • Flexible day and evening class times
  • Upon completion of this program, you will be awarded a Diploma for Medical Office Specialist.

Sample Courses

  • ANA 101 Anatomy & Physiology (4 credits)
  • COD 140 Basic ICD-9-CM Coding (4 credits)
  • BUS 113 Records Management (4 credits)

Career Choices

  • Physicians’ offices
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Hospitals
  • Assisted living centers
  • Chiropractor offices
  • Immediate/urgent care centers

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Classes are enrolling now! If you’re interested in this program or would like more information about ATA, please contact us online or call 502-371-8383 for more information.

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