This major is a program that prepares individuals to manage the specialized business functions of a medical or clinical office.
Includes instruction in business office operations, business and financial record-keeping, personnel supervision, medical and health care policy administration, conference planning, scheduling and coordination, public relations, and applicable law and regulations.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Medical Office Management/Administration Major (use the College Search feature and enter "medical office" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Medical Office Management/Administration Major?
As a Medical Office Managers/Administrators, you likely plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. May manage an entire facility, a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians. Medical office managers must adapt to changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and technology.
Most medical office managers/administrators have at least a bachelor’s degree before entering the field. However, master’s degrees are common and sometimes preferred by employers. Educational requirements vary by facility and specific function.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Medical Office Management/Administration Major
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.
- Professional Association of Health Care Office Management
- American Health Information Management Association
- American College of Health Care Administrators
Publications/Magazines in Medical Office Management/Administration Major