Medical Office Administration

Medical Office Administration

Certificate Description

Students will gain basic knowledge and skills necessary to work as a Medical Office Administrative Assistant.

Subjects include office management skills, medical ethics and law, medical records management, billing and collection procedures, basic insurance, and coding. An externship through local physicians’ offices and medical clinics is available for those that qualify. It offers additional training and possible employment opportunities.

Save time and money! Students transitioning from Medical Office Administration into Medical Assisting will not have to take the Medical Office Procedures courses.

USOE Endorsement: An optional endorsement in Medical Terminology and Medical Office Administration from the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) is available.

This specialization is delivered face-to-face and may contain online components.

Download: Medical Office Assisting Brochure

Certificate Courses

Certificate Requirements

Individuals must be at least 18 years of age. A non-refundable $50 background check fee is required. Medical Terminology and AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification are prerequisites; please see the current class schedule for dates and times.

Assessment: basic reading (70%ile), whole numbers (85%), fractions (83%), decimals (83%), percents (82%), keyboarding (35 nwpm), spelling (60%), and language mechanics (62%ile) language expression (66%ile). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.

Employment Outlook

Medical Office Administration Assistants generally work at the front desk, dealing with patients, filing medical records, and handling insurance forms. They act as a liaison between the patient and the insurance agency. Students will be prepared with realistic experiences required to obtain employment in medical offices and clinics.

When Can I Start?

The third Monday of every month.

Is Financial Aid available for this specialization?

No

Can I make payments? Are all tuition and fees due up front?

Students can be set up on a payment plan and make payments each month (due on the 1st).

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$866, including background check fee. Does not include books, supplies, or elective externship - this is an estimate. Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: No

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$272

Campus Locations

Logan Campus - Main

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
4-6 months
Hours per Week
18 hrs/wk
Certificate Availability
High School Students
Not available

Adult Students
Mon, Wed, Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus 

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm (We will be open at 7:30 am on the first day of registration)

Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus 

In-Person Hours Brigham City Branch Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Main Office
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
TDD: 800-346-4128
Fax: 435-752-2016