Medical Administrative Assistant : Emily Griffith Technical College

Medical Administrative Assistant

We have full-time and part-time start dates throughout the year! Give us a call at 720-423-4700 to find out when our next available start date is.

Are you interested in the administrative side of healthcare and don’t necessarily want to do hands-on care? A career as a medical administrative assistant gives you the opportunity to help people and enter a high-demand profession—no direct patient treatment required.

What’s a medical administrative assistant? Medical Administrative Assistants work with patients and healthcare providers to conduct a variety of administrative procedures, including scheduling appointments, electronic medical coding, filing insurance claims, maintaining records, as well as accounting and billing. 

In our part-time, hybrid program, you’ll learn all of the skills you need to get an administrative health care position. You’ll gain experience in medical coding, maintaining patient charts, arranging appointments and hospital admissions, and the ins-and-outs of health insurance forms. 

Convenient classes: Take classes two nights a week and complete career-relevant projects at home.

Clinical placement: Complete an internship in a real-world healthcare setting. 

Want more information? Get the Medical Administrative Assistant Program Flyer and the Medical Administrative Program Checklist.

What Can I Do with an Emily Griffith Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate?

Graduates from Emily Griffith’s Medical Administrative Assistant program have gone on to these jobs:

  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Patient Intake Receptionist
  • Unit Secretary
  • Surgical/Procedural Scheduler
  • Insurance Verification Specialist
  • Medical Scribe

Graduates of the program can go on to a variety of medical administrative roles for medical offices, hospitals, nursing facilities, public health departments and more. 

Business & Office Professionals
$4,506
Approximate cost. Additional material and book fees may apply
10 Months
Full-time program length
11/03/2020
Next Start Date
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Course Information

Required Courses

MAP 110 Medical Office Administration

Introduces the adminstrative duties specifically used in medical offices.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
MAP 110 Medical Office Administration

Introduces the adminstrative duties specifically used in medical offices.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
MAP 120 Medical Office Financial Management

Covers the practical uses of accounts and records with emphasis on accounting principles and analysis for use in a medical office. Introduces outpatient coding with an ultimate goal to present a clear picture of medical procedures and services performed (CPT codes), correlating the diagnosis, symptom, complaint or condition (ICD codes), thus establishing the medical necessity required for third-party reimbursement.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
MOT 121 Medical Scribing

Provides basic knowledge, comprehension, and skills required to scribe medical dictation with accuracy, clarity and timeliness, while applying the principles of professional and ethical conduct.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
MOT 130 Insurance Billing and Coding

Introduces outpatient coding services performed (CPT codes) Current Procedural Terminology correlating the diagnosis or signs & symptoms (ICD codes) International Classification of Diseases, establishing medical necessity required for third-party reimbursement.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
MOT 130 Insurance Billing and Coding

Introduces outpatient coding services performed (CPT codes) Current Procedural Terminology correlating the diagnosis or signs & symptoms (ICD codes) International Classification of Diseases, establishing medical necessity required for third-party reimbursement.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
MOT 182 Internship: Clinical

Provides supervised placement in contracted facility for guided experience in the psychomotor, cognitive and affective learning domains acquired in an educational program. Positions are non-paid.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
MOT 225 Medical Practice Management Issues

Focuses on bringing acquired knowledge to issues faced specifically by medical practice managers and is the culmination of knowledge the student has learned in the program. Includes management priorities, principles of practice management ¿ financial, clinical, personnel, and service, financial management control, information management systems, marketing, managed care contracting and negotiations, basic business policies of medical office compliance, coding and documentation.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EMILY’S STORIES


"There was so much support and opportunity," explains Debbie why she chose to come to Emily Griffith. "There's so much value for your money."

Debbie Wallis is a recent HSE graduate and a current student in our Accounting program. Debbie came to Emily Griffith in order to advance her career. “I felt like to go forward I needed a degree,” she says. She works full-time in purchasing and felt that studying accounting would help her move into better jobs. But before could start the Accounting program she had to get her GED so she took HSE prep classes at Emily Griffith. 

“There was so much support and opportunity,” explains Debbie why she chose to come to Emily Griffith. “There’s so much value for your money.” When she completes the Accounting program, she is considering transferring her credits to go on and earn an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. She encourages others to continue their education as well. “It’s never to late to study and get a degree,” she says. 

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