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Administrative Medical Assistant
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
Electronic Health Records Specialist
Administrative Medical Assistant Diploma








Administrative Medical AssistantThis course prepares for national certification as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and to work in doctor’s offices and clinics. Topics include Medical terminology, Communication skills, electronic health records, administrative duties, scheduling, and introduction to billing and coding.

Also referred to as Medical Office Secretary or Medical Office Assistant, the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) will perform routine administrative tasks to help keep the physicians’ offices and clinics running efficiently. Upon completion of this program the student may perform some or all of the following tasks: Review and answer practice correspondence, operate computer systems or other types of technology to accomplish office tasks, answer calls, schedule appointments, greet patients, and maintain files, update and maintain patient and other practice-specific information, and coordinate collection and preparation of operating reports such as time and attendance.

Completion of this program allows the individual to be eligible for the National Certification Exam through the National Healthcareer Association.


Total Course Hours: 140

Course Fee: $250​

​​Prerequisites for registration are:​
​​   Must provide one of the following: Unofficaila High School Transcript, College Transcript,          GED or Equivalency

Required Text: ​​Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Administrative Medical Assisting, 4th Edition, Julie Ledbetter,  ISBN: 978-1-496-30242-7
Optional: Study Guide and ICD 10 Code Book

Medical Billing and Coding (Online)
Students in this class will learn the skills to work in this profession and should be prepared for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) National certification examination which is given on campus. The class includes modules of Medical terminology, Medical Coding utilizing ICD-9 and ICD-10, Medical insurance, advanced Medical Coding, and National Certification Preparation. This program utilizes an online medical office environment that gives the student real world experience with working for over 60 physicians from various specialties and completing reports with the electronic health record (EHR).

A Certified Medical Billing and Coding Specialist's main focus is on converting a medical procedure, diagnosis, or symptom into specific codes for submitting a claim for reimbursement. 

Completion of this program allows the individual to be eligible for the National Certification Exam through the National Healthcareer Association.


Total Course Hours: 450

Course Fee: $500

Prerequisites for registration are​​​:
    Must provide a copy of one of the following:  Unofficial High School transcripts, College             Transcripts, GED, or Equivalency

Included Text: Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement  ISBN-10: 1-305-64742-4
Recommended: AMA ICD 10 CM code book​ and CPT Text


Electronic Health Records Specialist


​​Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma (Hybrid)

This diploma programs includes the Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, and Electronic Health Records Specialist programs. All of these programs prepare the individual to operate computer systems, maintain patient files, generate operating reports, assign codes for diagnoses and procedures, submit claims for reimbursement, and much more. This program utilizes an online medical office environment that offers real world experience completing reports with the electronic health record.

Completion of this diploma program allows the individual to be eligible for the National Certification Exams​​ through the National Healthcareer Association.


Total Course Hours​​: 600
Course Fee: $1,250​ Includes Medical Administrative Assistant textbook, Medical Billing and Coding/EHR textbook, background check, and student insurance.
​​Prerequisites for registration are:​
    Must provide a copy of one of the following: Unofficial High School Transcript, College               Transcripts, GED or Equivalency

Required Text: (Not included in course Fee) AMA 2018 ICD 10 Code Book​
​ISBN 978-1-62202-212-0














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