Clock Hours: 390
The objective of the Medical Office Assistant program is to offer training in the entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to manage patient records, schedule appointments, code for diagnoses and procedures and process insurance claims. Job titles associated with these types of entry-level skills include, but are not limited to: Medical Office Assistant; Medical Receptionist; Medical Billing Clerk and Medical Records Clerk.
*While CDE CAREER INSTITUTE actively assists students in their job search; we cannot guarantee employment to any student. If local employment opportunities are not available, relocation may be necessary.
Academic Requirements for Graduation from the Medical Office Assistant Program
Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 to graduate from the program. While attendance is not calculated into individual course grades or the overall GPA, students must be scheduled for a minimum of 90% of the program’s total clock hours through scheduled attendance or make-up sessions, achieve a minimum attendance rate of at least 70%, and receive a final grade for all courses in order to graduate from the program.
There will be no charge for make-up sessions.
Students must be High School graduates, or possess a GED for admission.