Medical Office Concentration
The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Business with a Medical Office concentration at Motlow State Community College prepares you for a variety of positions in today’s medical office environment. This two-year A.A.S. is designed for students who do not intend to transfer to a university.
The A.A.S. degree prepares you for a variety of positions in today’s medical office environment, such as medical receptionist, medical records specialist, medical insurance specialist, patient account representative, medical transcriptionist, medical administrative assistant, and physician or hospital coder. The A.A.S. provides skill development in the areas of software applications, office procedures, electronic health records, medical information management, communications, transcription, and coding.
Associate degree graduates are well-versed in the terminology and technology required for immediate entry-level employment, whereas candidates without a degree often require extensive on-the-job training. Job responsibilities of medical office administrators vary depending on the size of the staff and the type of services provided.