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