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Medical Office Professional

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Medical Office Professionals 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.

As a Medical Office Professional, you’ll work in a front-office role for a medical practice, healthcare facility, or insurance company. Medical Office Professionals maintain medical facility records, record patient data into computers, schedule patients for their procedures and appointments, and process medical billing and insurance claims, among other responsibilities.    

Medical Office Professional (Diploma) Mission Statement

The Medical Office Professional Diploma program at Concorde Career College provides students with sufficient theoretical knowledge and specialized skills for an entry-level administrative position in allied health. The program prepares students to take the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) certification test.

Medical Office Professional Program Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes

Our Medical Office Professional courses cover computer applications, medical terminology, and medical insurance basics. Learning objectives include achievement of sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills in computer skills, medical terminology, medical office procedures, communication, psychosocial skills, office procedures, insurance, and ancillary coding procedures with continuous practice in the school labs.

  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.

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In order to graduate from the Medical Office Professional (Diploma) program, students must successfully complete the following curriculum  :

Memphis curriculum

Southaven curriculum

Career Outlook

The Medical Office Professionals have the skills necessary to handle most medical office business and financial operations, including accounts receivable and payable, billing and fee collection, payroll and taxes, records management, insurance claims processing, typing, and word processing.

The Medical Office Professional brings a thorough understanding of medical and insurance terminology along with skills in interpersonal communications and public relations. Employment opportunities in this field are to be found in a broad range of settings, from physicians’ and dentists’ office to long-term-care facilities and hospitals, to medical insurance companies.

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.


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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.