Medical Office Assistant Somerville, MA

Massachusetts is
one of the top states
for Medical Office Assistant pay rates*

Medical Office Assistants and Medical Secretaries are multi-faceted medical professionals who play important roles keeping doctors’ offices running smoothly. This career field, is projected to add more than 30,000 positions across Massachusetts by 2026*, making it one of the state’s most in-demand healthcare support roles. Massachusetts also offers an average entry level pay rate for this career that’s more than 25% higher than the national average*! Medical Office Assistant training at Lincoln Tech’s Somerville campus will help you build the skills you need to break in.

At Lincoln Tech’s Somerville, MA campus, a convenient, flexible Blended Learning curriculum gives you the opportunity to complete some of your coursework online at home, maximizing your hands-on time at our campus. Training also includes a “virtual Medical Office” course as well as a 180-hour administrative externship for valuable real-world experience before you graduate.

A career as a Medical Office Assistant will give you the chance to directly impact the lives of patients in a wide range of medical settings!

Medical Office Assistant training at Lincoln Tech will:

  • Take place in simulated medical offices.
  • Include practice with industry-standard Electronic Medical Records software.
  • Teach you to document patient exams, diagnosis, disorders and coding.
  • Stress International Classification of Diseases (ICD) coding guidelines.
  • Include administrative courses focused on the organizational side of being a Medical Office Assistant: handling insurance claims and payments, scheduling appointments and tracking laboratory procedures.

You’ll also experience what it’s like to work in an actual doctor’s office, insurance company or billing center through an Administrative Externship prior to graduation.

Learn more about how Medical Office Assistant training at our Somerville, MA campus can help you begin a rewarding, fulfilling career. Call to schedule a tour or request more information today!

* Career growth projections can be found at for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

The following career training program is currently offered at Lincoln Tech's Somerville, MA campus:

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the Somerville, MA campus and enrolled in a program can be found at:

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5 Middlesex Avenue
Somerville, MA 02145
Phone: (617) 776-3500

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