Certificate of Proficiency: Medical Office Management

With 23% growth expected by 2022, healthcare is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. In the healthcare management field, a wealth of opportunity awaits in careers such as clinic management and healthcare leadership. So, whether you're just getting started or looking to expand your career options, eVersity can help you gain the workplace-ready skills you need to have a competitive edge in healthcare management.

Career Highlights

Job Outlook

Administrative assistant jobs are projected to grow 12% by 2022. -U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014

Potential Occupations

  • Medical Office Manager
  • Clinic Administrator
  • Research Administrator

Earning Potential

Annual median wages begin at $30,000. -U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014

Curriculum

Major

Computer Science

  • CPSI 1003: Intro to Computers
    Introduction to Computers introduces students to computer hardware, software applications, and procedures applied to academic and career success. It provides an introduction to Windows, Internet, electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software.

Healthcare Management

  • HCMG 1003: Medical Terminology
    This course will allow the student to study and demonstrate the use of medical word stems, suffixes, and prefixes as related to the body systems and associated diseases. The student will demonstrate proficiency in the pronunciation, spelling, and definitions of medical terms; the use of the medical dictionary and related reference materials will be emphasized.
  • HCMG 1013: Medical Office Billing
    This course introduces reimbursement systems utilized in healthcare settings. Topics to be covered include billing and insurance procedures, explanation of benefits statements, third party payment systems, managed care, Medicare, Medicaid, government regulations, accessibility, eligibility, compliance issues, and peer review organizations.
  • HCMG 1023: Medical Records Management
    This course includes basic concepts and functions in health information management to include development, content, storage, maintenance, and evolution of the health record in the health care delivery systems environment.

Core

eVersity Engage

  • EVSY 1001: eVersity Engage
    This course includes an introduction to online learning and the eVersity learning management system, financial literacy, college readiness and English and math skills assessment, eVersity resources and success initiatives, academic advising, and other relevant information.

English

  • ENGL 1013: English Composition I
    Writing course stressing reading skills as a basis for effective writing and argument. Includes developmental reading and writing instruction.

The eVersity Difference

Balanced Schedule

By focusing on one course at a time, for six weeks, and taking a week off before starting the next course, you can easily clock out of your job and log in to your career. With seven start dates per year, back to school can happen in any season.

Affordable Quality

As a not-for-profit institution, we work hard to keep our operating costs low so we can keep your tuition low. In fact, we offer one of the lowest per-credit-hour tuition costs in the U.S. Where we invest our resources is in your education. Our University of Arkansas System faculty have a wealth of experience specializing in our areas of study.

Transferable Credits

We accept college-level courses in transfer from all accredited colleges and universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Appropriate college-level credit earned at international universities may also be eligible for transfer. Talk to an enrollment specialist for details.

Ready to rethink college?

Obtaining a college degree is one of the most important investments you can make in yourself. If you're not sure that the benefits outweigh the costs, consider this: studies have shown that people who obtain a college degree earn approximately $1 million more in their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma. College graduates also have a lower unemployment rate — 2.8% compared to the nation's overall rate of 5.7%. 

From affordable tuition to career-ready degrees, eVersity has been designed for your success. Get started towards the future you deserve.

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