Administrative Office Technology - Medical Coding


This program provides essential training in business office procedures, customer service skills, business communications, keyboarding and document processing, proofreading and editing, business etiquette, problem solving, business writing, records and file management, and business computer skills. The administrative office student will receive specialized training in general office assisting and administrative support assisting, and will receive a certificate upon completion of this training. In addition, students will choose an elective in the following career areas: administrative assistant, accounting assistant, medical administrative assistant, legal administrative assistant, financial services assistant, or retail, hospitality and tourism professional and will receive a diploma upon completion of this training. Students who meet the requirements in academic and worker characteristic criterion will have the opportunity to work in the field with a practicum experience. The practicum experience is offered with our Administrative Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant and Legal Assistant Programs. Graduates will be skilled for an entry-level administrative career.

Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,843.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,535.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
General Office Assistant432Certificate
Medical Coding Specialist1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
740 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055

Job Duties

Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 5,200

Current job openings per year: 480


Microsoft Office Specialist: Power Point, Word, Excel
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS)
Certified Professional Coder (CPC)


Connie Shaw

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