Medical Administrative Specialist

Medical Administrative Specialist

Program Content: This program instructs how to serve a key role in a medical office, clinic and hospital settings.  Learn to become a multi-skilled practitioner, competent in medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management tasks.  Become very familiar with clinical and technical concepts that are required to coordinate administrative office functions in the healthcare setting (Microsoft Office, Medisoft, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, outlook, EHR/Electric Health Records).

Admissions:
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/
      Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.”
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.752.8100, prompts 2, 3, and 5 for more information.
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
The deadline for your completed “To-Do List” is 4 weeks prior to the class start date.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/

Length of Program: 1050 hours – approximately 11 months full-time to complete.
Dual Enrollment Available: no
Industry Certification: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle Certification (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and either Access or Outlook). Microsoft Office Specialist Master (optional)
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Job Placement Rate: 89%

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Medical Administrative Specialist
Required Books and Materials: Medical Administrative Specialist
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard

Possible Careers and Outlook:
15-1151.00       Computer User Support Specialists
43-4171.00       Receptionists and Information Clerks
43-6013.00       Medical Secretaries 

Estimated Total: $4,500*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. Price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution.

Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For More Information: Contact Amy Gates: 941.752.8100 x 2032, Email

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