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Medical Clerical

This program will prepare you to join the healthcare industry as a medical administrative assistant. It is an excellent stepping stone to higher level positions in the healthcare industry.

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Gainful Employment Information

 

2016 - 2017 Program Dates

Full-Time (7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 3/6/2017 (plus internship)
  • 3/13/2016 – Approx. Nov. 2017 (plus internship)

Part-Time (M-Th, either 7:30–11:30 a.m. or 12–4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – Approx. Oct. 2017 (plus internship)

 

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 795
  • Total Credit Hours: 42.00
  • Cost per Credit: $84 / $91 / $110
  • Additional Fees: $1,897
  • Estimated Program Cost: $5,556 (books may add to your final cost)

 


Courses

Code Course Credits
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding 1.00
BTE 108 Ten-Key by Touch 1.00
CIS 128 Operating System: Using Windows 3.00
HPR 178 Medical Terminology 1.00
ENG 113 Business English 3.00
BTE 111 Keyboarding Speedbuilding I 2.00
MOT 110 Medical Office Administration 4.00
CIS 118 Intro to PC Applications 3.00
BTE 166 Business Editing Skills 3.00
COM 101 Employment Strategies 1.00
MAR 160 Customer Service 3.00
MOT 120 Medical Office Financial Management 3.00
CIS 135 Complete PC Word Processing: Word 3.00
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3.00
MOT 225 Medical Practice Management Issues 4.00
MOT 130 Insurance Billling and Coding 3.00
MOT 280 Internship 1.00

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Earning Potential

Receptionist/Entry-level Medical Clerical

  • Hourly Pay = $12.99
  • Annual Salary = $27,020

Billing Clerks, Medical Record Clerks, Medical Secretaries

  • Hourly Pay = $16.37
  • Annual Salary = $34,050

Experienced Medical Secretaries

  • Hourly Pay = $19.34
  • Annual Salary = $40,230

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Claims Processor
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Data Coordinator (research)
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Front Desk Coordinator
  • Health Information Manager
  • Insurance Billing Clerk or Bilker or Billing Clerk
  • Insurance Verification Clerk
  • Medical Administrative Secretary
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Medical Collectors
  • Medical File Clerk or Records Clerk
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Payment Posters
  • Medical Receptionist or Dental Receptionist
  • Office Assistant
  • Patient Intake Receptionist
  • Records Clerk or Collections Clerk
  • Scheduler
  • Unit Secretary or Medical Secretary
  • Ward Clerk

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Cancer centers
  • Chiropractic offices
  • Dentists' offices
  • Doctors' offices
  • Health care insurance companies
  • Health maintenance organizations (HMOs)
  • Home health care facilities
  • Long term care facilities
  • Medical clinics
  • Medical equipment companies
  • Mental health facilities
  • Metro area hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Planned parenthood centers
  • Visiting nurse associations

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