For the student seeking diversity, challenge, and a role in the rapidly changing world of modern medicine, Durham Tech's Medical Office Administration program offers the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge as a medical office professional.
The student develops office skills in such basic areas as keyboarding, word processing, and communication. These skills are complemented by courses in medical legal issues, medical terminology, billing and coding, and medical transcription.
Employment opportunities include the offices of allied health facilities, HMOs, insurance claim processors, laboratories, and manufacturers and suppliers of medical and hospital equipment.
Classes in Medical Office Administration are offered during the day and in the evening. Students may complete the Associate in Applied Science degree in five semesters taking classes during the day or in seven semesters taking evening classes.