Academics

Medical Office Administration

As aMedical Office Administrationt graduate, you may have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of entry-level positions in a medical office including front desk reception, patient in-take, scheduling, transcription, and third party billing.

Areas of employment

  • Doctors’ offices
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance offices
  • Medical clinics
  • Military health services
  • Secretarial services
  • Medical research centers

When can new students enroll?

You may enroll in the Medical Office Education program at the beginning of any quarter. The program hours are flexible with day, evening, and some online classes.

Prerequisites

Complete an application to Green River Community College, complete the COMPASS assessment, spelling test and meet with an advisor.

A GED® or high school diploma is highly recommended before entering the program. Communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills are vital.

How long does the program take?

It depends on you. If you successfully complete a full schedule each quarter, the Associates in Applied Arts Degree requirements may be completed in six quarters.

Special fees

Courses requiring special equipment have additional fees.

Personal requirements for success

Medical Office Education graduates need to be task-oriented and flexible.

Special program notes

Green River’s Medical Office Education program offers you:

  • A hands-on learning experience.
  • Possible credit for relevant prior experience.
  • Possible credit through Tech Prep articulation agreements.
  • An internship opportunity.
  • An update of your existing office skills.
  • An opportunity to begin a career in the medical field.

Does the program transfer to four-year schools?

Classes in this program are primarily career and technical in nature. All transferability of classes to four-year institutions is at the discretion of the receiving institution. Students should contact an advisor at the college to which they intend to transfer.

Employment outlook/Salary Range

The Career Development and Employment Services Center can assist you with your job search.

Salary range

The current starting salary range for a medical office education graduate may be found at http://jobtrainingresults.org.