Medical Administrative Professional
60 Credits | 2 Years
Online Program | Financial Aid-Eligible
Ashland, Hayward, Ladysmith, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior
Career Cluster: Business Management
With the Medical Administrative Professional degree, you can enter the high-demand field of healthcare. There are many career opportunities in hospitals, clinics (medical, vision, chiropractic, and dental), insurance companies, rehabilitation facilities and skilled nursing facilities.
Are you looking for a career in the medical field that is interesting and exciting but does not require direct patient contact? Consider the Medical Administrative Professional program. This program prepares you to complete business-related tasks including scheduling appointments, registering patients, answering telephones, medical billing and completing insurance claims, preparing business correspondence, transcribing dictation, and maintaining medical records.
Medical Administrative Professional graduates will be able to:
- Perform routine healthcare administrative procedures
- Process insurance claims
- Demonstrate effective workplace communications
- Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
- Maintain internal and external relationships
- Model professionalism in the workplace
Medical Administrative Professional is one of the fastest growing occupations in the healthcare industry. Today’s in-demand frontline and nonclinical healthcare workers are projected to add more than 2 million job openings this decade.
Learn by doing.
Flexible scheduling and start dates.
Medical Administrative Professional classes are offered on all four campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior) and at the learning centers in Ladysmith and Hayward. Take classes online, by interactive television, Your Choice and in the traditional classroom format.
Graduates of the Medical Administrative Professional program also earn a diploma in Healthcare Receptionist, a diploma in Health Office Professional, and a diploma in Medical Billing.
You will gain real work experience in a 72-hour medical externship in a healthcare facility. While there, you will apply all the skills you acquired in your coursework.
You can register and attend classes at the Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake and Superior campuses. Classes are also available online or join via ITV from the Outreach Centers in Hayward and Ladysmith.
Specific classes that provide training for the Medical Administrative Professional are Medical Terminology, Introduction to Healthcare Documentation, Medical Office Procedures & Customer Service, Medical Office Administration, Medical Insurance Claims, Patient Billing & Reimbursement, and Healthcare Documentation & Editing.
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Admissions and Tuition
WITC has a simple admission process that can be completed in one visit. To start the process, simply fill out an application form along with a $30 application fee. After you’ve successfully submitted your application, your next step is to schedule an admissions meeting with a WITC counselor to discuss your goals and expectations. That’s it!
Tuition and Fees
WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.
Financial aid is available to help you pay for your education. It can come in the form of grants, loans, federal work study, military and veterans benefits, division of vocational rehabilitation benefits and scholarships.
Estimated Total Program Costs*
Medical Administrative Professional
63 Credits | 2 Years
$3,193 for books (including tax)
*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented.
After the WITC Medical Administrative Professional Program
Upon completion of the program, you will obtain technical diplomas in Healthcare Receptionist, Medical Billing Specialist and Health Office Professional and an associate degree in Medical Administrative Professional.