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Medical Office Professional

Photo of medical office professionalEven throughout the recent economic recession, careers in the medical profession continue to grow. People will always need health professionals to care for their ailments. And health professionals will always need highly trained, skilled office professionals to help them run their clinics and ensure each patient receives the best possible care.

BMC’s Medical Office Professional Program is a two-year Associate in Applied Sciences Degree program that prepares students to perform general duties in a physician's office, hospital, clinic, or other health care agency.

We’ll prepare you for the daily and special-circumstance tasks in a medical office, including: reception, appointment scheduling, specialty services and surgical scheduling, managing and scheduling other employees in the medical facility, managing financial operations, interviewing and preparing patients prior to examination, maintaining medical records, transcribing correspondence and medical reports.

Students will also learn to apply knowledge of medical terminology, word processing and spreadsheet skills.

Program Description

Beginning with the 17-credit, 1-quarter Medical Office Clerk certificate, the Medical Office Professional program provides an exciting career pathway with several certificate options along the way. With the completion of each additional certificate, the student gains more in-depth knowledge, more specialized skills, and more diversified employability.

Degrees & Certificates

Program Planning


  • High school diploma or GED
  • English 95 or assessment at college-level English
  • Math 85 or assessment at Math 90
  • Ability to type/keyboard 25 wpm accurately

Typing or word processing courses are available to students who need to update or learn these skills.

Course Descriptions


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