Medical Office Administration

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices. Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments. Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health-care related organizations.

For more information about the careers within this program of study, please click on the links below:

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Health Information Technicians

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Medical Transcriptionists

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

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Contact Info

Lynn B. Jennings
Assistant Professor, Medical Office Administration and Medical Assisting
Elizabeth City Office: FC214
(252) 335-0821 x 2232