Medical Administration Overview
Do you enjoy interacting with others? Would you want to apply administrative and computer skills in a field that could help people improve their lives? Consider a career in Medical Administration. Learn how you can become an important team member in one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy & healthcare! When patients receive healthcare, a record is maintained of the observations, medical or surgical interventions, and treatment options.
This record includes information that the patient provides concerning:
- Treatment plans
- The results of examinations
- Symptoms and medical history
- Reports of x-rays and laboratory tests
Medical Administration professionals organize and maintain these records for completeness and accuracy.
This program provides students with the medical education and computer skills necessary for career-entry employment in a variety of medical office settings.
For more information about this program and its outcomes, please see the program description in the University Catalog. Medical Administration Program Description
What You Can Learn in Medical Administration
Through hands-on interactive learning, the student focuses on:
- Medical Terminology
- Insurance and Coding
- Medical Ethics
- Computerized Medical Office Skills including Spreadsheets
Where You Can Go in Medical Administration
Entry-level employment of graduates is typically at:
- Medical and Dental Offices
- Insurance and Billing Firms
- Government Health Organizations
Future Possible Careers For This Program
|51.0701||Health/Health Care Administration/Management|
|11-9111.00||Medical and Health Services Managers|
Time frame: July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 Award Year 2011-12
How long will it take to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 16 months to complete.
31% of graduates from this program finish in this time.
The median time for graduates to complete this program is 18 months.
What is the total cost of this program for me?
At ECPI University, programs are competitively priced and are designed to help you achieve your goals. Through our year-round schedule, you could earn your Associate's in 1.5 years. That can give you the edge over students at other colleges who might still be attending class.
|Program Cost/Tuition Chart|
|Books & Supplies||$1,234.00|
|Tuition and Fees||$28,663.00|
Foundation course requirements can result in additional costs and increase the time to graduation. Actual cost may vary depending on actual time to graduate, and subject to any necessary tuition increases. (for all programs and schools)
Time frame: July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 Award Year 2011-12.
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates is:
|Federal Median Loans||$15,362.00|
|Private Median Loans||$0.00|
|Institutional Median Loans||$0.00|