Medical Office Administrator

A high-demand career


An Essential Career

Medical Office Administration personnel manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security. Various classification systems are used to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes.

Job Market Demand

The job outlook for healthcare administrators is strong, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projecting 56,300 new healthcare jobs through 2024. BLS reported that there were more than 333,000 medical and health service manager jobs in 2014. A projected growth of 17%, much faster than average, through 2024 means many more people will be needed to manage patient health information. As the baby boomer generation ages and we stay active longer in life, the health industry overall will continue to grow rapidly in coming years. [1]

The Medical Office Administration Associate (MOAA) program prepares students for entry to mid- level administrative jobs in the medical and health fields. Students will learn how to manage health care information by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security.

Completion time: 180 Hours

Required Wonderlic score: 17

Associated Job Titles: Clinical Director, Director of Nursing, Health and Social Service Manager, Medical Records Manager, Mental Health Program Manager, Nurse Manager, Nutrition Services Manager, Office Manager, Practice Administrator, Program Manager

Class Hours
Medical Office Administration 180
Total Hours: 180

[1] Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical and Health Services Managers