Medical Administration Certificate

About Medical Administration Certificate

The Medical Administration Certificate is tailored for those who wish to pursue a career in a medical area, such as medical transcription, medical secretary or medical office assistant.

If you wish to complete the Administrative Office Management AAS and tailor the degree for the medical area, you may do so by choosing those courses in your elective choices.

Total Costs of Medical Administration Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $5,587

Credit Hours to Complete: 29

Weeks to Complete: 32

What you need to know about getting your Medical Administration Certificate (CIP 51.071)

Total Medical Administration Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $3,234 $10,722 $13,467 $13,467
Additional Costs $2,353 $2,353 $2,353 $2,353
Program Total $5,587 $13,075 $15,820 $15,820

What makes MCC's Medical Administration Certificate better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

MCC's AOM degree and certificate programs contain the most current information, skills, and software needed in the industry. Instructors in this area contain the knowledge and experience needed to help you succeed in your chosen area of expertise.

Related programs include:

What careers are available to someone with a an Medical Administration Certificate

Occupations that Medical Administration Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Medical Secretaries 43-6013

How will MCC's Medical Administration Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

Ask about internships!

By the Numbers:

  • Median Salary: Medical Secretaries $31,890, Medical Transcriptionist $34,590
  • Projected growth (2012-2022) 22% (much faster than average)
  • U.S. News ranks medical secretary as #28 in Best Health Care Jobs and #55 of The 100 Best Jobs

What have graduates gone on to do?

Medical Administration students have gone on to work in hospitals and doctor's offices as receptionists, office clerks, secretaries and transcriptionists.

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.