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Now Online! Due to COVID-19, our cohorts will be held via virtual classroom experience until further notice.
On-demand start / start anytime / self-paced to fit your schedule
Cost of national certification exams are included in tuition
Receive personal, ongoing support all the way through the training program
Medical office managers keep all of the administration and billing of the modern medical office running smoothly. Their specific responsibilities vary by position and may include: creating and updating patients' electronic health records, scheduling appointments, verifying patient insurance, completing and submitting insurance claims, managing patient billing and collections, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of a medical facilities.
This online program trains students in medical billing, medical administrative assisting and electronic health records software management. With all of these skills, you’ll be ready to excel in a medical office!
This program prepares students to earn the following credentials: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS), and Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS). Vouchers to take all three certification exams are included in the cost of tuition. Additionally, students will receive and official University of Utah Medical Office Manager completion award.
This program is offered in partnership with Career Step.
The Medical Office Manager training program includes 315 completion hours. Since the program is completely self-paced, the online training format allows you the flexibility to study as much or as little as your schedule allows. Completion time varies based on time commitment to the course. Many students are able to complete their training program in as little as 3 or 4 months. Students who devote approximately 10 hours per week may finish in about 8 months.
Not eligible for the University of Utah tuition reduction benefit
In order to be admitted, you must be at least 18 years of age and either a) have a high school diploma or a General Education Development Certificate (GED), or b) pass the Pre-Enrollment Assessment Test. No specific skills or experience are considered prerequisites for entry into the training program.
Every student who enrolls in the Medical Office Manager training program receives an initial 12-month period of enrollment. If you need extra time to complete the course after your initial 12-month enrollment, we have 4-month extensions available for purchase.
Disclaimer: If you have ever been a University of Utah student, please verify that you have no holds on your account before enrolling. To view holds, visit the Registration Holds page. If you have a hold, it will delay your enrollment.
Flexible program fits your schedule You can start the program any time, and it’s self-paced to fit your schedule. You can complete it in as little as 3 months or can take the full 12 months to complete the program.
Receive individualized support Though you’ll be working at your own pace, you won’t be alone! You’ll receive personal, ongoing support all the way through the training program.
Gain skills in a quickly growing field Medical office managers fill positions in both the medical administrative assistant and medical billing fields.
The U.S. Department of Labor provides employment predictions for these two fields separately:
Over 64,000 new jobs are expected for medical administrative assistants
By 2024 and over 29,000 new jobs are expected in the field.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for anyone looking to be responsible for the non-clinical aspects of the day-to-day operations in medical office environments, including physician offices, hospitals, nursing homes, or other healthcare facilities.
No previous experience in a medical office environment is required.