• Medical Office Assistant

    M State programs help prepare students to fill administrative positions in health care, one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. We can provide the training you need to play an essential administrative role on a health care team

Medical Office Assistant

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Medical Office Assistant

M State's Medical Office Assistant diploma program trains office specialists to coordinate medical office functions including patient appointment scheduling, telephone communications, medical record maintenance, medical transcription and patient billing processes.

The 44-credit diploma is offered on our M State campuses in Moorhead and Wadena and online through eCampus.


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Professional business communication
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical office technology
  • Legal and ethical behavior in a health care setting
  • Diagnosis and procedure coding
  • Medical office insurance and financial procedures
  • Knowledge of the body's structure and function
  • Knowledge of disease processes and treatments
  • Appointment schedule management
  • Patient registration procedures
  • Professional communication in a medical office


Why M State

  • Exceptional educational value
  • Small class sizes
  • Personalized education
  • Option of online education


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Medical Office Assistant Diploma
Locations: Online, Moorhead

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Meet the faculty

Fonda Thompson

Medical Program Faculty
Moorhead, Online
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Required courses for Medical Office Assistant

  • Medical Documentation Fundamentals
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Language Applications
  • Medical Billing/Insurance
  • Outpatient Coding
  • Beginning Medical Transcription
  • Medical Office Technology Tools
  • Medical Office Career Insight
  • Business Communications I
  • College Writing
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pathophysiology

Last modified: April 5th, 2016 at 10:02am