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Medical Office Assistant

at Century College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed for students interested in employment in the medical office field. Program graduates completing the Administrative Track may be employed as administrative assistants in healthcare facilities, the insurance industry, or medical device industry. Program graduates completing the Healthcare Documentation Track may take the registered healthcare documentation specialist (RHDS) credentialing exam. Program graduates holding an RHDS may be employed as medical transcriptionists/editors in transcription service companies, medical clinics, or hospitals. Program graduates completing the Coding Track may take the CCA or CCP credentialing exams. Program graduates holding a coding credential may be employed in healthcare settings such as clinics, insurance companies, government agencies, public health, home health agencies, long-term care facilities, hospitals, and dental offices.

Program Locations

  • Century College 55110

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Transcriptionists

  • Median wage: $18.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Medical Secretaries

  • Median wage: $19.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

  • Median wage: $20.67/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Century College
Century College
3300 Century Avenue North White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Toll-Free: (800) 228-1978 Local: (651) 779-3300 TTY: (651) 779-3354 Email: