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Healthcare Office Manager Degree Program Online from Westwood CollegeHealthcare is a business and, like every business, it needs good management to keep running smoothly. With a healthcare office administration degree from Westwood College, you will learn to plan, direct, coordinate, and supervise the delivery of healthcare so that the clinical experts can focus on patient care. Your courses are modeled after the workplace, giving you the valuable experience you'll need as you enter the healthcare office administration field. Our faculty of professionals with experience in their fields will provide you with the knowledge, training and insight that you'll use in your career.

Program features include:

  • courses that cover a wide range of topics critical to managing the business side of a medical practice
  • training in commonly used computer applications to make front office operations run smoothly and accurately
  • an understanding of accounting and insurance issues as related to managing a medical practice
  • courses that focus on working with people in the medical practice, including employees and patients
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  • Course Info

    A healthcare office administration associate degree opens up a world of possibilities. Course topics include:

    • Medical Terminology
    • Patient Relations
    • Introduction to Healthcare
    • Advanced Medical Office Management
    • Medical Insurance and Administrative Procedures
    • Introduction to Health Information Technology

    Course breakdown

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    Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

    • Perform generally accepted accounting and financial analysis practices
    • Explain reimbursement systems and coding practices
    • Apply principles of effective management to the medical office environment
    • Recognize how ethical values and legal standards apply to the medical profession
    • Apply critical thinking skills to medical office management situations

    Locations offering this degree:*

    California
    Anaheim Campus - Anaheim, CA
    Inland Empire Campus - Upland, CA
    South Bay Campus - Torrance, CA

    Georgia
    Atlanta Midtown Campus - Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta Northlake Campus - Atlanta, GA

    Colorado
    Denver North Campus - Denver, CO
    Denver South Campus - Denver, CO

    Virginia
    Annandale Campus - Annandale, VA

    Online
    Online Campus

    *Not all programs are offered every term. Check with the campus of interest for current program offerings.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Careers

    Where could your healthcare office administration degree take you?

    Our healthcare office administration program provides the educational background and hands-on experience necessary to successfully begin a career in healthcare. Take a look at one of the career paths that may be available to a graduate with an associate degree in healthcare office administration from Westwood College:*

    • Medical insurance
    • Medical office management

    *Graduates without experience in the field will likely start in entry-level positions


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    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

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  • Graduate Outcomes

    For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and graduation rates of students who attended this program, as well as occupations listed by the Department of Education as potential careers for this program, select the link below related to the campus in which you are interested.

    For recently-added programs where there are no graduates yet, not all data is available  Additional information from those programs will be included in future releases. Data is included for any of the listed campuses where the program was taught.

    The list of SOC codes is based on Department of Education standards. Actual entry-level jobs for graduates in each program may vary. Job codes were pulled from IPEDS CIP-SOC crosswalk as of November 30, 2013. While the Department of Education requires all job titles to be listed, Westwood College has not found that our programs prepare graduates for all job titles listed.