Diploma in Medical Office Administration

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Would you like to enroll in a diploma program that prepares you for an administrative position within a health care facility? The Diploma in Medical Office Administration program offered at CDI College can help you gain the clinical knowledge and clerical skills needed to begin this career path. Learn more about this program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

CDI College's Diploma in Medical Office Administration program can teach you fundamental office principles and technology, as well as provide you with the medical knowledge needed to work in a health care office. The basic office courses cover topics in keyboarding, working with Microsoft Office, business writing, and workplace communication. The medical-related courses can help you learn more about medical terminology, clinical procedures, medical transcription, insurance and billing, and health care communication. After completing the courses, you'll have the chance to practice what you have learned though a practicum that takes place in an actual medical office.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are considering applying to CDI College's Diploma in Medical Office Administration program, you should already have an interest in science and medicine. You may also have strong communication skills and enjoy working 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

  • Medical transcription
  • MOA seminars and first aid
  • Medical billing
  • Medical office clinical procedures
  • Medical language
  • Health care communications
  • Business English and proofreading
  • Keyboarding
  • Effective business writing
  • Professional skills
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Student success strategies
  • Career and employment strategies

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

This Diploma in Medical Office Administration program is designed to prepare you for an administrative career in the medical field. You will have the opportunity to gain the business knowledge and technical skills needed to work in a variety of health care organizations, including hospitals, private medical practices, and clinics. Some of the positions you could consider include:

  • Medical secretary
  • Medical transcriptionist
  • Medical billing clerk