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Medical Office Professional Diploma Program

Southaven, MS

Prepare for a new career sooner than you think

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.


Put Yourself at the Center of a Busy Medical Office

  • Gain practical skills and clinical knowledge in a program that combines classroom teaching with an externship.
  • Learn medical billing and coding skills and prepare to sit the Certified Professional Coder examination after you graduate.^
  • Complete your diploma in as few as 8-months or associate of applied science in as few as 18-months.*
  • Choose from two campus locations: Southaven or Memphis.

Program Overview

Like to be at the center of the action? Train to become a medical office professional with Concorde in Memphis or Southaven. Our medical office professional diploma and associate of science degree 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. You can be ready for an exciting new career in less than one year!*


Take the Next Step Now

Think you’d love to work in medical office administration? Get in touch with Concorde in Southaven today to find out if our diploma program is right for you!

*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. The associate of science degree program is currently only available through the Memphis, TN and Southaven, MS campuses.
Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment. 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.
ᶛ 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. 

9 / 18* Mo

Program Length

26.0 / 62.0

Credit Hours

240

Lab Hours

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Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?

Curriculum

Diploma Program

The Medical Office Professional has 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’ offices, to long-term-care facilities and hospitals, to medical insurance companies.


Associate of Science Degree Program

The program includes general education courses covering mathematics, written, verbal, and nonverbal communications; interpersonal skills; critical thinking; the sciences; and the humanities. The curriculum also covers theoretical knowledge and practical skills in computer skills, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical office procedures, communication, psychosocial skills, office procedures, insurance, and ancillary coding procedures with continuous practice in the school labs.

  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Computer Applications
  • Medical Terminology and Communications
  • Medical Insurance Claims Processing
  • Medical Insurance Coding
  • Medical Office Applications
  • Externshipᶛ 
*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. The associate of science degree program is currently only available through the Memphis, TN and Southaven, MS campuses.
Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment. 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.
ᶛ 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. 

 

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

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