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Delivery: A mix of daytime, evening and online courses
Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer; Full- or Part-Time

Medical Office Assistant — Associate in Applied Science Degree (60 credits)
Medical Administrative Support — Diploma (47 credits)
Medical Office Support — Certificate (18 credits)

About the Program


The Medical Office program prepares you to perform key functions in almost any medical office environment. The medical office technology program prepares you for today’s medical office responsibilities with knowledge in medical terms and anatomy as well as keyboarding, word processing, communications, filing and interpersonal relations. The program also includes transcription and insurance billing/coding.

Potential Job Titles


Medical Transcriptionists
Medical Secretaries
Insurance Policy & Claims Clerks
Medical Coders

Gainful Employment Program Information


Salary Data


  • Medical Transcriptionists
    Average Wage: $17.85/hour
    Top Earners: $24.52/hour
  • Medical Secretaries
    Average Wage: $18.81/hour
    Top Earners: $23.09/hour
  • Insurance Policy & Claim Clerks
    Average Wage: $17.53/hour
    Top Earners: $23.16/hour
  • Medical Coders
    Average Wage: $19.54/hour
    Top Earners: $25.67/hour
(seven county metro area - www.iseek.org)

Learning Outcomes


Medical Office Assistant - AAS 60 Credits

  • Develop the keyboarding speed and accuracy necessary for employment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to create, name, edit, format, store, send, attach, and print typical business documents.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to use a Microsoft Office Product to add and modify graphics and other visual elements to enhance written communications.

Medical Administrative Support - Diploma 47 Credits

  • Develop the keyboarding speed and accuracy necessary for employment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to create, name, edit, format, store, send, attach, and print typical business documents.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to use a Microsoft Office Product to add and modify graphics and other visual elements to enhance written communications.

Medical Office Support - Certificate 18 Credits

  • Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy necessary for employment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to create, name, edit, format, store, send, attach, and print typical business documents.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to use a Microsoft Office Product to add and modify graphics and other visual elements to enhance written communications.

Contact Information


Admissions Office 651.773.1700 admissions@century.edu Room 2350 West
Counseling & Advising Office 651.779.3285 Ask Century Room 2410 West
Financial Aid Office 651.779.3305 finaid@century.edu Room 2320 West

Program Contact Information


Julie Lindstrom Myhre 651.779.5781 julie.lindstrom@century.edu Room 2246 East