Medical Office Administration


This program trains students to obtain employment as a receptionist, administrative assistant, clerk or health information specialist. Students will perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Employment is available in physician’s offices, hospitals, public health departments, correctional facilities, or in medical departments of large companies. Duties may include: Scheduling appointments, Billing Patients, Compiling and Recording Medical Charts, Reports or Correspondence.

The Medical Office Administration Program consists of two parts:

Part 1 MEDICAL OFFICE CLASS and LAB TRAINING (540 hours)
Students will learn administrative and clerical procedures including:

  • Reception
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Telephone triage
  • Organizing medical records and filing
  • Medico legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Basic billing and medical coding
  • Insurance claims and reimbursement policies
  • Collection processes for patient accounts
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Payroll functions
  • Medical Terminology
  • Students will also receive CPR and First Aid training.

 

Part 2 MEDICAL OFFICE EXTERNSHIP TRAINING (90 Hours)
During the externship, a student will go on-site to a medical office where they observe and assist in administration of daily tasks. Students will be responsible to arrange their own externship in coordination with the program instructor.

 

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Medical Office Administration
  2. Industry Certifications: CPR/First Aid Certifications

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors only.

  Registration Availability: Registration is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Students usually start the following Monday.  To check seat availability, create a new student account in the MTECH Student Portal and check seat availability or call Student Services at 801-753-6282.

  Program Length: 630 Hours. This works out to be approximately 210 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.

  Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main and Spanish Fork Campuses

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.   +Learn More

  Gainful Employment Disclosure

Prerequisites

  High School Students:Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.

  MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration. High School students are encouraged to be accompanied by a parent. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling.

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.

Schedule

SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeDays
OpenLehi Rm 217OpenOpen7:30 am10:30 amM-Th
OpenLehi Rm 217OpenOpen11:30 am2:30 pmM-Th
OpenLehi Rm 217OpenOpen6:00 pm8:30 pmM-Th
OpenSpanish Fork Rm 206OpenOpen7:30 am10:30 amM-Th

This is a Hybrid Program. Students attend Monday-Thursday during registered class time. On Fridays, students work online

Tuition and Fees

ItemCostNotes
Registration Fee$40.00 
Program Fees$360.00 Includes facilities fee
Tuition$1,260.00 
total:$1,660.00 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

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