Medical Office and Billing Specialist Programs Online
So, you’re organized and looking to offer healthcare employers a valuable skillset for use in their front office. Read on. You can get the medical office training you need to do exactly that, at Ultimate Medical Academy.
As a UMA medical office and billing specialist student online, you’ll learn how the insurance billing process works, how to assign diagnostic medical codes, perform basic medical office duties and more. Employers are looking for the type of training UMA provides, and the job opportunities in this field continue to grow. If that sounds good to you, we should talk!
Why should I earn my associate degree from UMA?
Earning an associate degree from UMA may impact your future by making you stand out to employers and providing you with a strong educational platform to pursue a new career. The healthcare field is adding 1.9 million new jobs from 2018 to 2028. Let us help you gain the job skills needed to work in healthcare so you are prepared to seek some of the new jobs in this growing field.1
Our programs include 24/7 tech support that helps you become comfortable with computers and in the online classroom. Receive guidance from your instructors and learn what it takes to pursue a career in the fast growing healthcare industry.1 Outside the classroom, our career services team gets you interview ready so you can pursue your new career.
According to independent research published by Georgetown University, associate degree holders on average earn $400,000 more over their lifetimes compared to the earnings for someone with just a high school diploma.2 An associate degree can open doors to lifelong learning and set the groundwork for future promotions. Let UMA help you change your future.
UMA has two tracks for healthcare career training in Medical Office and Billing Specialist:
- Health Sciences – Medical Office and Billing Specialist associate degree program
- Medical Office and Billing Specialist diploma program
Helping you prepare for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam.
Classes at UMA help prepare you to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam. If you meet eligibility requirements and pass this exam, you’ll get your certification which can help you stand out as an applicant. This certification is considered an addition to the career training you receive at UMA and is not required to graduate. Ultimate Medical Academy has a team in place, ready to help you focus on exam-relevant material and tutor you in areas where you might want need extra help.
Job outlook for medical office and billing specialist.
Graduates with a diploma or degree can pursue entry-level positions as a biller, billing and filing specialist, customer service representative, front office staff, office assistant, patient services coordinator and more. Working environments include physician’s offices, hospitals, insurance call centers and outpatient clinics to name a few. Employment in the Medical Office and Billing Specialist field is projected to grow 16% (faster than average) from 2018 to 2028.3
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