Medical Office Assistant

Description:
The Business, Management & Administration Cluster prepares students for administrative careers in a wide variety of medical office settings.  In the core classes, students learn fundamental and advanced software skills in Microsoft Office. Additional core skills include: customer service, telephone etiquette, basic math, communications, and office procedures. The advanced medical training includes medical terminology, patient billing, insurance, transcription and coding. Students complete a personal portfolio which will showcase their industry-related certifications. Leadership skills are enhanced through the student chapter of Business Professionals of America.

Hours:
Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Medical Office Assistant
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  960/35
Normal Completion Time:  35 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Career Opportunities:
Physician’s Offices
Speciality Clinics
Hospitals
Dental Offices
Research Institutes
Armed Services
Public Health Departments
Medicare Agencies

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor 405-449-3391

Average Salary:
$21,480-$36,540

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

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    Completion and Placement Rate Definition
    Mid-America Technology Center students who successfully complete all the courses in their career major and pass the common assessment(s) are considered a career major completer.
    Positive placement for MATC students are defined as follows:
    Employed related to the career major or career cluster
    Continuing their education
    Enlisted in the Military