Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant Major

This major is a program that prepares individuals to apply computer programming, troubleshooting, and information technology skills to the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of standard, customized, or proprietary medical software and associated hardware.

Includes instruction in computer programming, systems analysis, networking, telecommunications, medical records and informatics software applications, information technology, systems administration, computer security, and applicable regulations and certifications or licenses.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant Major?

As a Medical Office Computer Specialist or Computer Assistant your responsibilities are comprised of ensuring that the computer systems and database structures are of good integrity and current with coding and billing regulations.   As well, on-site support and maintenance of software and hardware procedures/problems may be included.

 

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Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

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