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Become a Medical Office Specialist

Become a Medical Office Specialist

Don’t miss out on the opportunities a career in the health care industry can provide you! Enroll in Arlington Career Institute’s Medical Office Specialist program today.

Arlington Career Institute’s Medical Office Specialist program prepares you with the foundational skills and training needed to achieve a rewarding career in the medical field. Job duties may include medical records clerk, accounting clerk, medical transcriptionist, medical biller/coder, collector, clinical secretary, clinical coordinator, intake coordinator, medical registrar, customer service representative, insurance verification clerk, medical receptionist, patient registrar, admissions coordinator, unit clerk, scheduler, front office clerk, general clerk, or admittance clerk.

  • Day, evening, and online classes available
  • State-of-the-art medical lab
  • Complete in as little as 9 months

Fast-Growing Career Field

Health care remains one of the fastest-growing career fields and, as a direct result, the need for skilled employees will continue to increase. A career in the medical field not only provides you the opportunity to help others, but you will also achieve job security due to the increasing need for medical professionals.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will take the National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP) exam.

Complete in as few as 9 months!

This program may be completed in as few as 10 months!
Click here for the program description and outline of our Medical Office Specialist program.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please click here.

Curriculum

Students may choose to enroll in either the day (on-ground) program, evening resident (on-ground) program, or in the online program. Completion time expectations vary depending on the program chosen.

Subject Course Number Theory Contact / Lab Hours Quarter Credit Hours
Beginning KeyboardingMS1018 / 543
Computer Spreadsheet / LabMS10412 / 503.5
Medical TerminologyMS14060 / 66
Anatomy / PhysiologyMS15060 / 6 6
Introduction to Computers and Word Processing IMS21042 / 184.5
Computerized Check Register ApplicationsMS30030 / 304.5
Proofreading for ProfessionalsMS30255 / 55.5
Insurance Claims & CollectionsMS30346 / 145
Anatomy / Physiology IIMS33065 / 308
Career DevelopmentMS40018 / 41.5
Electronic Health RecordsMS40120 / 484
ICD-10 & CPT CodingMS42030 / 304.5
ICD-10 & CPT Coding IIMS42310 / 704.5
Exam PrepMS43011 / 51
Medical Law & EthicsMS45060 / 36

Allison Megginson

“I love Arlington Career institute! I completed the paralegal program in May 2019 and enjoyed it so much that I went back for Court Reporting. I just finished taking Medical Terminology with Ms. Sandra and she is the best! We learned so much this term. The class was interesting and had a ton of great information. If you go to ACI and have the opportunity to take Medical Terms with Ms. Sandra do it! You will learn so much.”

Brandy Whitaker

“This year has been very rough for me I lost my father I've been hospitalized 3 times and I've been up-and-down with being sick when I in rolled at Arlington career institute I felt a little worried but once the ball got rollin I was able to find myself again the medical terminology class was instructed by Mrs Sandra and being a part of her class made me feel that I had a purpose in being in the medical field I have previous medical experience but walking in her class and absorbing the education she provided I feel well prepared for anything the medical field has to offer I am due to graduate in July of 2020 and I am looking forward to that not only because I went to school but because I know when I walk across Arlington career institute stage And receive my medical office specialist certification I am ready to take on the medical field.”

Shania Parker

“Coming to Arlington Careers was the best decision I’ve ever made. I’ve learned so much and did something I thought would be impossible. The teachers (Mrs.Sandra and Ms.Martinez) are such amazing teachers if you are struggling they won’t leave you hanging. They’ll continue to help you until you finally get it. Also Ms.Candice and Ms.Sharp are always there when you need someone to talk to, they genuinely care about each and every student that walks through their office. This school is worth going to.”

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