Diploma in Medical Office Assistant

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CDI College's Diploma in Medical Office Assistant program is designed to help you acquire the skills needed to launch a career in a fast-paced medical office environment. Read on to learn more about the courses and requirements for this diploma program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

As a student in the Diploma in Medical Office Assistant program at CDI College, you have the opportunity to gain the core business skills and medical knowledge needed to be successful in a career in a medical office environment. This program consists of a variety of classes, in which you will have a chance to explore information processing, business procedures, keyboarding, and Microsoft Word and Excel programs. You will also have an opportunity to learn about medical terminology, anatomy, and basic clinical procedure, as well as learn office procedures specific to a medical office, such as how to work with medical health records and take medical transcription. After completing your courses, you'll have the chance to participate a required practicum in an actual workplace where you can put your acquired skills into practice.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you're applying for the Medical Office Assistant diploma program, you should possess an interest in medicine and business as well as a desire to work with people. All CDI College applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent, though some programs or campuses may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Specific course requirements vary by campus, but could include the following topics. Contact CDI College to confirm the most up-to-date information before enrolling in a program.

Common Course Topics

  • Clinical procedures
  • Electronic health records
  • Medical transcription
  • Medical billing
  • Medical office procedures
  • Medical language
  • Keyboarding
  • Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • MOA practicum
  • Student success strategies
  • Career and employment strategies

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Through the Diploma in Medical Office Assistant program CDI College, you'll be able to develop the office and medical knowledge and skills needed for an administrative career in the health care field. You could have the opportunity to apply for positions in hospitals, clinics, doctor's offices, or other healthcare specialists' offices. Some positions you may be eligible to apply for include:

  • Medical office assistant
  • Medical office administrator
  • Medical transcriptionist
  • Medical secretary
  • Admitting clerk