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Medical Office Assistant

The Medical Office Assistant maintains positive patient oriented services in the provision of medical office services to the patient, family members, visitors and physicians in the office setting.

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to obtain entry level employment in a medical facility. The Medical Office Assistant greets, instructs, and directs patients while in the office setting, including assisting in scheduling, rescheduling appointments, and obtaining demographic, insurance and other information from patients when registering for appointment. In addition, the Medical Office Assistant assists in the discharge process from the medical office, including collecting payments, posting charges, issuing receipts and posting payments.

Units of study include, but are not limited to, general office procedures, medical office general management, medical office financial management, insurance, billing, & coding, and law & ethics.

This is a 150 clock hour program.

Upon successful completion of the program students will be eligible for the national certification exam offered through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) which is accredited by the NCCA (National Commission for Certifying Agencies).

The prerequisites for entry into the program are a high school diploma or GED. Passing the exam offered through NCCT entitles the student to use the credentials NCMOA (national certified medical office assistant).


Courses Offered at:
  • All Locations
  • Campbellsville
  • Harrodsburg
  • Louisville
  • Somerset

Medical Office Assistant Degrees


Upcoming Classes

ALL Locations

August 19, 2024

Contact: adbays@campbellsville.edu


Program Cost:


Cost includes: tuition, textbook, and NCCT exam.

Tuition may be made in installments. Must have a high school diploma or GED and be 18 years of age, no felony charges and must be able to pass a drug screen test.

For more information contact:

Abbie Bays, 270-789-5120,  adbays@campbellsville.edu

Occupational Outlook

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Careers in Medical Office Assisting

  • Receptionist
  • Registration Clerk
  • Claims Examiner
  • Administrative Medical Staff Secretary
  • Patient Services Representative
  • Medical Biller
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