Online Associate of Science in Medical Office Management
Learn how to lead a team and manage a healthcare office with Point University’s Associate of Science in Medical Office Management degree. Our flexible online program leads students toward becoming Christ-centered, service-focused healthcare professionals. Graduates are eligible for post-program certification exams, such as the Certified Physician Practice Manager credential, and may continue their education by seeking a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration.
1. Articulate medical terminology to communicate with office personnel and assist with insurance coding and billing.
2. Utilize electronic medical record systems to maintain patient records in accordance with HIPAA and other applicable federal regulations.
3. Approach lifetime health and fitness and its impact on individual and community wellness from biblical and theological perspectives.
The online associate in medical office management program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in management strategies, medical terminology, and leadership. In addition to a Clinical Externship that can be completed at a location near you, listed below are some of the courses offered to students:
- Human Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professionals
- Insurance Claim Procedures
- Leadership & Management for Medical Professionals
- Medical Systems & Records Management
As a completely asynchronous program (with the exception of the on-ground Clinical Externship at the end of the program), the online associate degree in medical office management at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. While there are weekly deadlines associated with the online medical office management program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take per term. On average, students complete the 62 credits required for the online associate degree in medical office management in two years.
All students enrolled in the online associate in medical office management program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.
Rate: $410 per credit hour*
To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.
*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2020.
Point’s online associate degree in medical office management will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of roles such as:
- Medical Office Manager
- Medical Records Manager
- Billing Supervisor
- Clinical Coding Specialist
Point University offers the medical office management program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.
This degree is 100% online with a professional internship you can take near your home. Take courses anytime – from anywhere in the world.
Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.
Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.
As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.
Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.
SMALL CLASS SIZE
Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.
At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!
I’m entering my third year in the online program at Point University and am impressed. They have really created a model that works and challenges.
– Terri LaGrange, online student