Medical Office Specialist Certificate - Online Program

Online Medical Office Specialist Certificate Program

Begin a Rewarding New Career and Make a Difference by Enrolling in CHCP's Online Medical Office Specialist Program!

Designed Program Length:  64 Weeks

The Online Medical Office Specialist Certificate program at CHCP prepares students to become entry-level employees in a variety of medical facilities as a Medical Administrative Assistant or Medical Secretary. This is achieved via the online classroom, as well as professional development throughout their program. Graduates possess administrative skills in areas such as insurance, coding and billing, which enable them to perform front office procedures in a physician’s private practice, group medical practice, or long-term medical care facilities. Additionally, students will also complete coursework in analytical and critical thinking that will assist them in supporting their clinical skills. A career as a Medical Office Specialist will open the door to numerous opportunities within the medical industry.

  • What Jobs can I get with a Medical Office Specialist Certificate?

    • Medical Administrative Assistant
    • Medical Secretary
    • Hospital Admitting Clerk
    • Medical Office Bookkeeper
    • Medical Records Clerk
    • Insurance Biller
  • How will I afford my Medical Office Specialist Certificate Program?

    • CHCP’s financial services department is here to help students save money while working towards the healthcare career of their dreams. Click here to learn more!
  • Professional Skills you'll learn in CHCP's Online Medical Office Specialist Certificate Program

    • Medical Records
    • Reception Duties
    • Insurance Billing/Bookkeeping Duties
    • Scheduling
  • How will I find a Medical Office Specialist job after I graduate?

    • CHCP career services offers job placement assistance as well as interview and resume writing tips and more. Check out our career services page!

The Boost Program

Boost ProgramOur Student Assistance Program was created to help you effectively balance your academic and personal life by providing professional support as well as your own Personal Assistant. It will ease the stress that you may be facing due to personal issues and the pressures of academics. The Boost Program is available for online students. Click here for more information.

MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE PROGRAM COURSES

MODULE I   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
POFT 101 Computer Applications in Health Care 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFT 103 Interpersonal and Communication Skills 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE II   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
HPRS 101 Medical Terminology 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 130 Introduction to Health Science 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE III   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
SCIT 103 Anatomy and Physiology 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 211 Medical Insurance and Managing Medical Records 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE IV   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Semester
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MAAS 212 Medical Office Procedures/Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
HRPO 106 Human Resources Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE V   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Semester
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HITT 201 Coding I 48 0 0 48 3.0
LTCA 205 Administrative Procedures and Customer Service Principles 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VI   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
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HITT 211     Coding II 48 0 0 48 3.0
HITT 205 Electronic Health Record Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VII   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Semester
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MAAS 214 Medical Law & Ethics 48 0 0 48 3.0
LTCA 206 Health Care Delivery Systems, Organization and Adminis 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VIII   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
MOAS 250 MOS Certification Review 48 0 0 48 3.0
MOAS 260 MOS Externship 0 0 180 180 4.0
  Total Hours/Credits 720 0 180 900 49.0
CHCP’s Medical Office Specialist Certificate program is available online in the following locations:

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