Southern Arkansas University Tech’s Medical Office Administration program provides training in medical coding, medical billing, and medical assisting. Students who complete work in this program can take certifications in the areas listed below.
- Coursework in Medical Assisting prepares students to take the Certified Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS) and the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) national certification examinations.
- Coursework in Medical Coding II prepares students to take the Certified Professional Coders (CPC) national certification examination through the American Academy of Professional Coders.
- Coursework in Medical Billing prepares students to take the Certified Medical Billing Specialist (CMBS) national certification examination through the Medical Billing Association.
The Medical Office Admin program is a great way to start or advance in the healthcare field. The job outlook is strong with the population aging and the need for trained medical staff ever increasing. SAU Tech also offers a Medical Transcription certificate.