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Medical Office Administration Diploma Program

Garden Grove, CA

Prepare for a new career sooner than you think

Medical Office Administrators play key roles behind the scenes, helping manage the administrative services from day-to-day operations to greeting patients to billing and records management, and engaging with insurance providers.


Put Yourself at the Center of a Busy Medical Office

  • Gain practical skills and clinical knowledge in a program that combines online coursework including labs with an in-person externship.
  • Learn medical billing and coding skills and prepare to sit for the Certified Professional Coder examination after you graduate.
  • Complete your diploma in as few as 8-months of study.

Program Overview

Like to be at the center of the action? Train to become a medical office administrator with Concorde's Online Learning offered by Concorde's Kansas City campus. Our medical office administration diploma combines practical administrative support skills with foundational clinical knowledge, so you can prepare to manage records, appointments, paperwork for medical tests, medical billing and more. As part of this program, you’ll develop medical billing and coding skills that can prepare you for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam.

Get the best of both - virtual coursework and labs, with support online or in-person at the local campus. Externship site support is also included in your program of study.


Now Enrolling

Concorde is seeking dedicated students who want to:

  • Learn to help doctor offices and healthcare providers maintain their operations
  • Prepare for career opportunities in private practices, clinics, acute care, and more
  • Complete the diploma in as few as 8-months of study.

Get started by scheduling an in-person or virtual Career Planning Session to explore if the medical assistant program is right for you!

  1. Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, who's length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes.

8

Months

26.0

Credit Hours

240

Lab Hours

230

Externship Hoursᶛ

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Curriculum

Medical Office Administration Curriculum

This diploma program combines foundational knowledge of medical terminology and insurance practices with administrative support skills. As a graduate, you’ll be able to demonstrate professionalism and practical capabilities for a variety of support roles in health care-related offices.

  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Computer Applications
  • Medical Terminology and Communications
  • Medical Insurance Claims Processing
  • Medical Insurance Coding
  • Medical Office Applications

330

Theory Hours

Online Coursework

Students complete weekly assignments remotely.

240

Lab Hours

Virtual Labs

Apply the knowledge through virtual lab work. 

MOA Program Delivery

The Medical Office Administration (MOA) program lectures and lab courses are delivered fully online in 4-week terms. Coursework and assignments are delivered virtually in weekly modules. Students learn and complete assignments at their own pace each week.

Dedicated Support

While you'll learn online, you're not alone. You will have support from a dedicated Online Success Coach, Program Director, Instructors and other services through Concorde's online team and even access to local campus resources.

In-Person Hands-On Experiences

Externships are an integral part of the Concorde learning experience. The local experience enables students to strengthen their confidence by applying the knowledge and skills gained through virtual learning in a real-work environment.

230

Externship Hours

In-Person Local Externships

Each student is assigned to work in a medical facility in order to gain everyday practical and clinical experience in the duties and functions of a medical office employee.

Career Outlook

What Medical Office Administrators Often Do:

  • Accounts receivable and payable
  • Billing and fee collection
  • Payroll and taxes
  • Records management
  • Insurance claims processing

Where do Medical Office Administrators Often Work:

  • Physicians' Offices
  • Dental Offices
  • Long-term & Acute Care Facilities
  • Clinics & Specialty Treatment Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Medical Insurance Companies 
  1. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation

Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.

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  1. Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.

  2. Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.

  3. Financial aid is available to those who qualify but may not be available for all programs. Concorde does not guarantee financial aid or scholarship awards or amounts.

  4. Clinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes.

  5. Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.