Your new career in healthcare IS possible
- Complete classes 100% online with either a capstone course or in-person internship
- Program length: 12-20 months
- Choose your path—diploma & degree options
- Transfer up to 45 approved credits into an associate degree program
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam prep – we pay for your first attempt!
- Degree pathways to continue advancing your career (BS, MBA)
Follow your career pathway with Herzing
Complete classes online and graduate with a diploma in medical office administration in as little as 1 year.
Earn an associate degree in medical office administration online in less than 2 years and qualify for many types of administrative positions.
Career possibilities in medical office administration
There are many opportunities available for those interested in pursuing a professional credential in medical administration. Since any medical office requires clerical support as part of the job description, office administration careers exist at doctor’s offices, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare offices.
Examples of jobs in medical office administration for Herzing University graduates include:
- Admitting Clerk
- Medical Receptionist
- Medical Secretary
- Medical Office Assistant
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Clerk
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of medical secretaries is expected to increase 10% from 2019-2029, much faster than the 4% average across all U.S. occupations.
It’s an excellent time to begin working towards the education you need to compete for jobs in a rapidly growing career field.
Graduates of Herzing University's online Medical Office Administration programs will also have knowledge of medical billing and reimbursement (including Medicare and Medicaid) and will be able to perform some of those duties as well. Continue to earn experience, advance your education and build a foundation for a long career in healthcare.
Medical Office Administration Degree Programs
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This associate program is designed to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level office positions in the healthcare industry. Career opportunities may be in areas such as the medical office or clinic, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare office settings. The program also includes a comprehensive general education curriculum, preparing students for future career advancement opportunities.
This program is designed to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level office positions in the healthcare industry. Career opportunities may be in areas such as the medical office, clinical, hospital, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare office settings.
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After graduating with my associate’s degree in medical office administration, I received several job offers. However, I decided to pursue a different passion and continue my education at Herzing with an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice. Today, I’m the owner of Daden Investigative Services in St. Louis, where I work as a licensed private investigator. Thank you, Herzing, for helping me jumpstart my career!
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