Program of Study

Course work includes medical terminology, computer applications, medical office management, medical coding, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, oral and written communication, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum.


Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of medical office positions in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other healthcare related organizations.  Upon graduation, students may be eligible to sit for industry recognized certification exams.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills. Business/Office high school courses a plus.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Accuracy (ability to pay close attention to detail), maturity (ability to respect patient confidentiality), good interpersonal skills (ability to deal with upset or angry patients), team player (ability to work with entire office staff to ensure patient care), high moral and ethical standards and professionalism (ability to project a positive self-image).

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Medical Office Administration - General Track Associate in Applied Science Day and Evening A25310GE REVISED
Medical Office Administration - Medical Billing & Coding Track Associate in Applied Science NEW Day and Evening A25310MB
Medical Office Administration Diploma Day and Evening D25310 REVISED
Medical Office Administration - Medical Receptionist Certificate Day and Evening C25310MR REVISED

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Medical Office Administration Program, contact Elizabeth Martin, Department Chair, at 336.734.7323 or emartin@forsythtech.edu.