Best Colleges with Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degrees in the U.S.

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Learn what it takes to provide administrative support in a medical or clinical office by entering a degree program for medical office assistants/specialists. Through classroom and lab instruction, you’ll gain the office skills and the medical lingo needed to help patients navigate the healthcare experience. Office duties may include using scheduling and billing software, handling medical records and other business documents, filing insurance claims, billing and coding, and operating office equipment. Overall, your degree program will prepare you to keep a medical office running smoothly.

Medical office assistants/specialist jobs are ideal for people who enjoy interacting with co-workers and patients throughout the day. You will also need to be highly organized and technologically savvy, capable of learning new computer systems and office procedures quickly. With these skills and your degree, you can walk into an administrative position in a hospital, clinic, nursing home, medical/dental practice, or other healthcare organizations. Common job titles include medical office assistant/secretary, medical billing clerk, insurance specialist, office receptionist, medical records clerk, and medical transcriptionist.

The Best Medical Office Assistant/specialist Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Phoenix-Arizona Tempe, AZ

University of Phoenix-Arizona offers 4 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 3,328 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 3,236 Associate's degrees, and 92 Certificates degrees.

2 Florida Career College-Miami Miami, FL

Florida Career College-Miami offers 0 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a medium sized private college in a large suburb.

3 Colorado Technical University-Online Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Technical University-Online offers 2 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 968 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 968 Associate's degrees.

4 San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia, CA

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia offers 4 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a large private college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 552 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 300 Associate's degrees, and 252 Certificates degrees.

5 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University offers 2 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 10 Associate's degrees.

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6 Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT

Quinnipiac University offers 2 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 2 Certificates degrees.

7 Yakima Valley Community College Yakima, WA

Yakima Valley Community College offers 2 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 532 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 532 Certificates degrees.

8 Hunter Business School Levittown, NY

Hunter Business School offers 2 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a private college in a large suburb. In 2015, 340 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 340 Certificates degrees.

9 Harrison College-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN

Harrison College-Indianapolis offers 2 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 116 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 116 Certificates degrees.

10 EDP School of Computer Programming Brooklyn, NY

EDP School of Computer Programming offers 2 Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree programs. It's a private school in a large city. In 2015, 168 students graduated in the study area of Medical Office Assistant/specialist with students earning 168 Certificates degrees.

List of Medical Office Assistant/specialist Schools in the U.S.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University Logo University of Phoenix-Arizona Tempe, AZ
3/5
41 : 1 165,743
Florida Career College-Miami Florida Career College-Miami Miami, FL 93 : 1 278
Colorado Technical University-Online Colorado Technical University-Online Colorado Springs, CO
3/5
65 : 1 22,757
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia, CA 22 : 1 5,605
Liberty University Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
4/5
39 : 1 80,494
Quinnipiac University Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
5/5
17 : 1 9,654
Yakima Valley Community College Yakima Valley Community College Yakima, WA
2/5
24 : 1 3,960
Hunter Business School Hunter Business School Levittown, NY 19 : 1 893
Harrison College-Indianapolis Harrison College-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
4/5
22 : 1 3,040
EDP School of Computer Programming EDP School of Computer Programming Brooklyn, NY 18 : 1 138
Lewis-Clark State College Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston, ID
2/5
19 : 1 3,633
Lamson Institute Lamson Institute San Antonio, TX 16 : 1 174
Centura College-North Charleston Centura College-North Charleston North Charleston, SC
4/5
6 : 1 76
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
2/5
12 : 1 2,894
Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology Mount Braddock, PA
3/5
20 : 1 96
Sullivan University Sullivan University Louisville, KY
4/5
21 : 1 3,797
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville Knoxville, TN 31 : 1 1,108
Concorde Career College-Memphis Concorde Career College-Memphis Memphis, TN 29 : 1 1,258
Rasmussen College-Minnesota Rasmussen College-Minnesota St. Cloud, MN
3/5
43 : 1 5,385
Front Range Community College Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
2/5
36 : 1 18,747
Emily Griffith Technical College Emily Griffith Technical College Denver, CO 87 : 1 4,144
Minnesota West Community and Technical College Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls, MN
2/5
34 : 1 3,026
South Texas Training Center South Texas Training Center San Benito, TX
3/5
13 : 1 134
University of Alaska Fairbanks University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK
2/5
14 : 1 8,638
University Logo Southern Regional Technical College Thomasville, GA
2/5
20 : 1 3,490

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Schools offering online Medical Office Assistant/specialist degrees

Online Medical Office Assistant/specialist degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 1,664 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Medical Office Assistant/specialist degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Phoenix-Arizona 46 1618 0 0 0
Colorado Technical University-Online 0 484 0 0 0
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia 126 150 0 0 0
Central Georgia Technical College 72 0 0 0 0
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown 1 63 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Medical Office Assistant/specialist degrees?
  • 47 Certificates
  • 27 Associate's

What degrees do people get in Medical Office Assistant/specialist?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 187 Colleges 3,961 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 1 Colleges 6 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 401 Colleges 5,462 Graduates

Medical Office Assistant/specialist Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Medical Office Assistant/specialist degree, acquiring a traditional degree is very normal. A degree in Medical Office Assistant/specialist will generally not require a considerable amount of time investment and is generally achieved in only a year or two. The most typical Medical Office Assistant/specialist degree earned was a certificate and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Medical Office Assistant/specialist degree that people earn is an associate's degree. While a certificate is slightly more popular, both are very typical options. Although a bachelor's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. Keeping in mind what you hope to achieve by earning a degree in Medical Office Assistant/specialist, look to choose a degree at a school that can meet your flexibility and schedule needs.

Average cost of college for a Medical Office Assistant/specialist degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$4,400 Public In-State
$12,975 Private In-State
$7,215 Public Out-of-State
$12,975 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$4,566 Public In-State
$14,368 Private In-State
$9,939 Public Out-of-State
$14,420 Private Out-of-State
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