Start Your Healthcare Career with a Broad Medical Office Skill Set
If you've recently lost your job due to the COVID-19 pandemic or are simply looking to start a new career in a high-demand industry, we are here to help! With our Medical Office Manager course, you'll be prepared to earn the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) credentials.
Cost: Funding is available for low-income workers and for the unemployed through Arizona@Work
Duration: 315 hours, which typically takes students 3-8 months
Modality: Online, self-paced
Job Outlook and Income
Medical office managers fill positions in both the medical administrative assistant and medical billing fields. The U.S. Department of Labor provides employment predictions for these two fields separately: over 64,000 new jobs are expected for medical administrative assistants by 2024 and over 29,000 new jobs are expected in the field that includes medical billers during the same time period.
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that medical office managers who work as medical administrative assistants and medical billers earn average salaries ranging from $34,000 to $40,000 a year. Pay rates vary depending on geographic location and experience, and you may also qualify for traditional employment benefits as a medical office manager.