Medical Office Administration

100% Employed in Field

The Medical Office Administration program at PTI provides a wide range of management and customer service skills as they relate to the smooth and efficient operation of a medical office or specialty practice.

Physicians and healthcare professionals depend on their administrative staff for accuracy, compliance and interoffice communications as well as detailed record keeping, scheduling and billing.

Key Benefits

  • State–of–the–industry lab where you take classes to prepare you for the coordination of front office/back office operation before your internship
  • A focused program that provides in–depth front office management skills
  • Diagnostic and procedural coding instruction that prepares you to sit for a national medical coding certification exam such as the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam offered through the American Association of Professional Coders
  • A nurturing environment, experienced instructors and student advisors, and small class size mean you can receive the individual attention you need from teachers who know the field first hand.
  • Brush–up courses and tutoring sessions help you fine tune your skills and prepare for certificate exams
  • CPR and First Aid training – certificate


 

More about this program

Employment
Key Skills
Certifications
Courses
Careers
Tuition, Loan Debt & Graduate Information
  • Employment

    PTI is proud to have a 100% employed in field rate for our 2013 graduates with a Medical Office Administration Degree.

    PTI Medical Office Administration graduates are prepared for entry-level positions at:

    • Ambulatory and Outpatient Facilities
    • Diagnostic Clinics
    • Health Maintenance Organizations
    • Hospitals
    • Insurance Companies
    • Long–term Care Facilities
    • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Distributors
    • Physician Offices and Specialty Practices
    • Transcription Service Companies
  • Key Skills

    In the PTI Medical Office Administration Program you will learn key skills such as:

    • Accounting and banking
    • Communications
    • Computer technology
    • Diagnostic and procedural coding for physicians and hospitals
    • Inpatient/outpatient admissions and procedures scheduling
    • Insurance claim filing
    • Medical record management
    • Medical transcription
    • Patient data collection
    • Patient history and charting
    • Patient scheduling and coordination
    • Payroll processing
    • Telephone techniques
    • Third party reimbursement monitoring
  • Certifications

    • Graduates of PTI's Medical Office program can sit for the CPC, Certified Professional Coder, exam through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
    • Graduates receive CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Courses

    • Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2
    • Auditing for Physicians and National Certification Exam Preparation
    • Chart Abstracting for Physicians and Hospitals
    • Communications in Healthcare
    • Computer Applications
    • Computerized Practice Management and EHR
    • Diagnostic Procedural Coding for Physicians 1, 2 and 3
    • Disease and Diagnostic Methods
    • Foundations of Health Insurance
    • Healthcare Delivery in the Medical Office
    • Medical Seminar
    • Medical Terminology
    • Pharmacology
    • Principles of Practice Management 1 and 2

    GENERAL EDUCATION/CAREER RELATED

    • Career Development
    • Critical Thinking
    • Effective Speech
    • English Composition 1 and 2
    • Ethics*
    • Principles of Math
    • Psychology
    • Social Problems
    • Steps to Career Success 1, 2 and 3
    • Internship

    *Course can be replaced by another approved general education course.

  • Careers

    PTI offers a comprehensive Career Services Department with a dedicated staff who will assist you in your career search. Companies that have previously hired PTI graduates include:

    • Aspen Dental
    • Children's Community Partners
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Heritage Valley Business Care
    • Preferred Primary Care Physicians
    • Robinson OB/GYN Associates
    • Silberg Center for Dental Science
    • Thorn Run Chiropractic Center
    • Universal SmartComp
    • UPMC Physician Services
    • Virtual Officeware Inc.

    Some employers may require a background check and drug screening prior to employment.

  • Tuition, Loan Debt & Graduate Information

    For graduation rates and other important consumer information regarding this program, please click on the link below:

    United States Department of Education Gainful Employment Data


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