Medical Administration

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:

  • Diagnoses
  • 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
  • Transcription
  • Insurance and Coding
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Ethics
  • Computerized Medical Office Skills including Spreadsheets

Where You Can Go in Medical Administration

Entry-level employment of graduates is typically at:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Medical and Dental Offices
  • Insurance and Billing Firms
  • Government Health Organizations