It takes business and clinical knowledge to manage a physician's practice or other healthcare office. The Medical Office Management program is designed to prepare students for entry-level management positions in the medical field, combining knowledge of the medical office and patient contact.
This program is designed to teach students to work closely with doctors to organize the front office and provide patient care services. This program provides instruction in clinical procedures, medical office procedures and insurance billing — combined with general education course work required for attainment of a degree credential.
Upon graduation from this program, graduates should be able to:
An 11-week externship is part of the Medical Office Management curriculum. You'll work in a physician's office or some other health services facility, applying what you've learned in the program and getting on-the-job training. Often during the externship process, students are able to "show what they've got" and are offered employment at their externship sites.
Virginia College offers career planning and placement assistance through our Career Services team. These job-placement experts can help you prepare for interviews, review your resume and generate job leads.
Classes start soon, so if you think you might be interested in the associate's degree in Medical Office Management, complete the Request More Information form now.
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