program overview

medical office administration

A male Durham Tech student points with a pen in his right hand to an EKG chart held by the EKG class instructor.

* this program is financial aid eligible.
* most courses can be completed online.
the medical office administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.

course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health-care related organizations.
spring application deadline is jan 05

Estimated Tuition & Fees


degree type

associate in applied science (aas)


main campus

minimum credit hours


program stats

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average salary

outline of person

average class size


estimated completion time

18-19 months

current and upcoming course offerings

course number title credit hours
aca-122 college transfer success 1
acc-115 college accounting 4
bus-110 introduction to business 3
cis-110 introduction to computers 3
com-231 public speaking 3
eng-111 writing and inquiry 3
mat-110 mathematical measurement and literacy 3
med-121 medical terminology i 3
med-122 medical terminology ii 3
ost-130 comprehensive keyboarding 3
ost-134 Text Entry & Formatting 3
ost-136 word processing 3
ost-138 office applications ii 3
ost-140 internet communication and research 2
ost-148 medical insurance and billing 3
ost-164 office editing 3
ost-286 professional development 3
ost-289 office administration capstone 3
wbl-110 world of work 1
wbl-111 work-based learning i 1