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medical office management


    Program Number: 10-160-3
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Fond du Lac
    This program is eligible for financial aid

    Program Description

    Medical office managers play a vital role in the health care industry by planning, directing, and coordinating medical and health services. The Medical Office Manager may focus on management of facility operations, specialize in managing a specific clinical area or department, or manage a medical practice for a group of physicians. These individuals work closely with providers, employees, patients, and payors to ensure successful operations.

    The program is comprised of a progressive career ladder transitioning from two certificates (Administrative Medical Assistant and Medical Billing Specialist) --> Technical Diploma (Medical Office Specialist) --> Associate Degree (Medical Office Management).  Students will also earn a local certificate (Healthcare Leadership). Click here to discover more about the different career pathways in the Medical Office Cluster programs. 

    This program is highly recommended for graduates of Medical Assistant, Medical Office Specialist, and Medical Billing Specialist who wish to pursue an Associate’s Degree to elevate their career opportunities.

    Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

    • $31,197

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Program Outcomes

    • Demonstrate healthcare leadership.
    • Perform quality and risk management.
    • Apply medical terminology and human anatomy.
    • Practice legal and ethical compliance in a healthcare setting
    • Utilize practice management and electronic medical record (EMR) software.
    • Provide employee relations.

    Career Opportunities

    • Physician's offices & clinics
    • Health insurance companies
    • Nursing homes
    • Skilled nursing facilities
    • Public health departments

    Admission Process

    Visit the Admissions Page for details


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    501-101 Medical Terminology 3
    501-107 Digital Literacy for Healthcare 2
    509-101 Medical Assistant Administrative Procedures 2
    509-102 Human Body in Health and Disease 3
    509-107 Medical Office Insurance and Finance 2
    801-136 English Composition 1 3
    890-101 **College 101 2
    Total 17
    Semester 2
    160-151 Specialized Insurance Claims 3
    160-152 Electronic Patient Billing 3
    160-154 Medical Office Administration 2
    160-160 Medical Office Practicum 2
    501-108 Pharmacology for Allied Health 2
    509-109 Medical Law, Ethics and Professionalism 2
    Total 14
    Semester 3
    196-189 Team Building and Problem Solving 3
    196-191 Supervision 3
    801-1xx Communication Course 3
    804-107 College Mathematics 3
    809-1xx Social Science Course 3
    809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
    Total 18
    Semester 4
    160-162 Medical Practice Management 3
    160-166 Medical Office Management Capstone 1
    196-190 Leadership Development 3
    196-192 Managing for Quality 3
    196-169 Diversity and Change Management 3
    809-195 Economics 3
    Total 16
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 65

    Students will earn an Administrative Medical Assistant Certificate when completing these courses.

    Students will earn a Medical Billing Specialist Certificate when completing these courses.

    Institutional Requirements

    ** The credits for 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

    Additional Program Requirements

    Students are required to complete Healthcare Provider CPR, health requirements, and criminal background check prior to Medical Office Practicum.

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.